On May 18, 2007, the Tennessee Board of Regents named Timothy L. Hall the new president of Austin Peay State University.
Hall assumed duties as president on Aug. 1, 2007.
Since 2002, Hall was associate provost and associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Mississippi, Oxford. He was director of the University Studies 101 Program there from 1996-2003 and has been a professor of law at the university since 1989.
In 1983, Hall earned his juris doctorate with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was named to the Order of the Coif and editor of the Texas Law Review. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Houston in 1978.
John S. Ziegler, 1929-1930
Philander P. Claxton, 1930-1946
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