Tag Archives: Jack Hawkins

Chancellor: I expect the best from our Greeks, have not been disappointed

March 24, 2017
By Jack Hawkins, Jr.

The week of March 3-8 a group of Troy University fraternity brothers marched to the sea for spring break, but not for fun in the sun. The brothers of Alpha Tau Omega walked about 130 miles from Troy to Panama City Beach to raise money to help wounded military veterans. This annual event for ATO…

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Students bear burden of Higher Ed funding cuts

February 28, 2017
By Jack Hawkins, Jr.

Student debt is the hot-button issue in higher education. Each summer I hear from parents of incoming freshmen concerned about the challenge of rising debt and the impact it will have on their student’s future.

Their fears are well founded. Student debt in the United States exceeds $1.26 trillion, and for the first time exceeds…

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TROY Trustee President pro-tem Dial honored by Higher Education Partnership

February 23, 2017
By Clif Lusk

MONTGOMERY – Troy University Board of Trustees President pro-tem Gerald Dial was tonight honored by the Higher Education Partnership of Alabama with its 2017 Alumni Advocates’ Leadership Award.

The award, presented by TROY Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins Jr. and Partnership Executive Director Gordon Stone, recognizes Dial’s commitment to public universities and a willingness to advocate…

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