“My visit back home for DSU Homecoming October 16, 2010 was monumental on all sorts of levels”
Harry L. Williams makes a point of taking a stroll around campus almost every day, he said. Sometimes for lunch, sometimes for a meeting he intentionally schedules outside the office, sometimes for no particular reason. He calls his leadership style “management by walking.”
Only about 40 percent of underrepresented minority students—blacks, Latinos, and American Indians—graduate from college within six years; the same statistic for nonminorities is 60 percent.