The New President of Wilberforce University

Patricia Lofton Hardaway was named the 18th president of Wilberforce University, the historically black educational institution in Ohio. She is the second woman president of the university. Hardaway has been serving as interim president for the past year. Previously, she was provost and vice president of academic affairs.

Dr. Hardaway is a graduate of Wilberforce University. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.