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 Logan Hampton was named the 10th President of Lane College by the Lane College Board of Trustees on June 12, 2014. Since assuming his presidency, Dr. Hampton led the campus to strengthen its brand and Christian ethos, approve associate degrees, expand online course offerings, establish a more conventional student residential community with a robust first year experience program, and improve the arts, recreation and athletic facilities. These efforts contributed to increases in the following areas: Total student enrollment, 13 percent; first-time Tennessee students, 61 percent; first-time student retention, 31 percent and overall retention, 15 percent; and donations to the College, 158 percent.

Dr. Hampton has a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). His dissertation topic was "Predicting Graduation at a Metropolitan Institution with Selected Student Characteristics and Performance Indicators". He earned a Master of Arts in Student Personnel Services from Northwestern State University in Louisiana where his thesis topic was "Minority Student Leadership on Predominantly White Campuses". He received his Bachelor of Science in Biology (minor in math), Arkansas Tech University.

Prior to joining Lane College, Dr. Hampton served in numerous student services capacities at UALR, University of Central Arkansas, Texas A&M University and Texas Christian University. At UALR he served as Vice Provost for Student Affairs, the chief student affairs officer, and as an adjunct faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership, College of Education. While at UALR, Dr. Hampton was chosen by the students as Administrator of the Year and Staff of the Year. He was also presented the Brother’s Keeper Leadership Award for his work in co-founding the African American Male Initiative.

Active in the college, community and church, Dr. Hampton serves on the Board of Directors for National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU), the General Connectional Board of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and the Board of Trustees for West Tennessee Healthcare Foundation, Jackson, TN. In addition to working as a higher education administrator, Dr. Hampton is an ordained elder in full connection of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. He served twenty-four years as a pastor in the Arkansas Region of the First Episcopal District.

He and his wife, Susan, are the parents of three adult children: Elise, Crystal and Logan III.
 

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