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Board of Trustees

Dillard University's Board of Trustees and Senior Cabinet are committed to our students' success. The following is a list of the Board of Trustees.


Please contact the Office of the President for Board of Trustees inquiries.


Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough photo


Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough

University President



Michael Jones, Esq.


Michael D. Jones, Esq., ‘82, Chair
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Washington, DC


Dr. Frank Mason, '71 photo


Dr. Frank Mason, '71, 1st Vice Chair
Linden, NJ


Ronald V. Burns photo


Ronald V. Burns, '73, Secretary
President and CEO
BMG Enterprises
New Orleans, LA


M. Cleland Powell III photo


Cleland Powell III, EVP, Treasurer
New Orleans, LA



Ruth Carter photo


The Honorable Ruth Carter, ‘82
36th District Court Judge
City of Detroit
Detroit, MI



Dr. James Lyons photo


Dr. James E. Lyons, Sr.
Former Secretary
Maryland Higher Education Commission
Lithonia, GA 



Press Kabacoff photo


Pres Kabacoff
Historic Restoration, Inc.



Orim Graves photo


Orim Graves, CFA
Executive Director
National Association of Securities Professionals
Washington, DC



Kim Boyle photo


Kim M. Boyle, Esq.
Phelps Dunbar LLP 


Dathel Georges photo


Dathel C. Georges


Dr. Sidney Green photo


Dr. Sidney Green, '61
Dillard University National Alumni Association
Silver Spring, MD


Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey photo


Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey
The United Methodist Church
Baton Rouge, LA


Charles Rice photo


Charles Rice
Entergy New Orleans


Lana Michele Moorer photo


Lana Michele Moorer
Hip Hop Sisters


Judge Carl E. Stewart photo


The Honorable Carl E. Stewart, '71
Chief Judge
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


Erroll Williams photo


Erroll G. Williams, '71
Orleans Parish Assessor




David Dillard
Dillard Foundation
c/o Lazard Freres & Company
New York, NY


R. King Milling
Retired Vice Chairman
Whitney Holding Corporation
New Orleans, LA


Dr. Joyce M. Roché, ‘70
Retired President and CEO
Girls, Inc.
New York, NY


Edward M. Swan Jr., CFA
Former President
FIS Group
Boston, MA



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