Walter M. Kimbrough, the seventh president of Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, has been selected to receive the Dr. Kent L. Gardner Award from the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors. Dr. Kimbrough, a member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, is one of the nation’s foremost experts on Black Greek organizations. He will be honored at the association’s annual meeting in Boston on December 3.
Before Dr. Kimbrough became president of Dillard University in 2012, he served as president of Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Kimbrough is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He holds a master’s degree from Miami University and a doctorate in higher education from Georgia State University.