Meet the New President of St. Philip’s College

Adena Williams Loston was named the new president of St. Philip’s College in San Antonio, Texas. The historically black, state-operated community college enrolls about 10,000 students in credit programs. Nearly half of the student body is now Hispanic.

Dr. Loston previously was director of education for the Goddard Space Flight Center’s facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. A native of Vicksburg, Mississippi, she graduated with a degree in business education from Alcorn State University. She added a master’s degree in business education and an educational doctorate from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.

Loston will be paid a salary of $162,000.