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Diversity Talks Series Premieres at ATU

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Arkansas Tech University alumnus Dr. Logan C. Hampton, president of Lane College in Jackson, Tenn., offered the first in a new series of lectures at his alma mater on Tuesday, March 12.

Hampton’s address initiated the ATU Diversity Talks lecture series, which is co-hosted by the ATU Black Faculty and Staff Organization and the ATU Office of Academic Affairs.

Hampton was selected as the 10th president of Lane College on June 12, 2014.

Hampton worked at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock from 1998-2014. During the 2013-14 academic year, he served as UALR interim vice chancellor for educational, student services and student life. Hampton was named associate vice chancellor for student development and dean of students at UALR in 2011.

A 1985 graduate of Arkansas Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, Hampton went on to earn advanced degrees from Northwestern State University (La.) and UALR. He has also worked at Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University and the University of Central Arkansas.

As president of Lane College, Hampton serves as steward for an educational tradition that dates back to 1882. That is when Lane College was founded by Bishop Isaac Lane.