In Memoriam

William Asbury McMillan (1920-2009)

William A. McMillan, who served from 1967 to 1993 as president of Rust College, the historically black educational institution in Holly Springs, Mississippi, was killed from injuries suffered in an automobile accident near the college. Dr. McMillan died at the local hospital from head trauma and internal injuries. He was 89 years old.

As president of Rust College McMillan was widely credited with achieving growth and financial stability, as well as strengthening the faculty at the college.