Gregory Williams to Lead the University of Cincinnati

Gregory H. Williams was named the 27th president of the University of Cincinnati. Since 2001 he has been president of City College of New York. Prior to that appointment, Dr. Williams was dean of the law school at Ohio State University.

Dr. Williams is the author of three books including the critically acclaimed 1995 book, Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black.

Dr. Williams holds both a law degree and a Ph.D. from George Washington University.

He will assume his new position on November 1.