Hardgrave selected as U of M president

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 09, 2021 5:39 PM CT | Published: November 09, 2021 3:04 PM CT

The newly elected president is a first-generation high school graduate from rural Arkansas. His unconventional path is one that many of the board members admired in their remarks last week. 

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M. David Rudd Bill C. Hardgrave University of Memphis president U of M University of Memphis

Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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