What's Up the Hill?
Huston-Tillotson University is Austin’s oldest institution of higher learning and proudly serving as East Austin’s Intellectual Heartbeat. Dr. Burnette will share how the University is transforming itself while maintaining its legacy among the rapidly changing landscape in Austin.
About Our Speaker
Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, joined Huston-Tillotson University as President and Chief Executive Officer July 1, 2015. Dr. Burnette is an experienced leader in higher education with a deep commitment to student success and advocacy for education as the great equalizer. Her experience includes serving as interim President at Pierce College in Puyallup, Washington; and the Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.
Dr. Burnette has combined her intelligence quotient (IQ), emotional intelligence (EQ), entrepreneurial spirit, and technical knowledge to forge successful careers in engineering, information technology, and education. Before transitioning into higher education, Dr. Burnette worked as a Computer Analyst at The Washington Post, was an Operations Support Engineer at Proctor and Gamble, held the position of Director of Information Systems at Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp., and ran her own computer consulting firm, CompuMent.
6:50am - Coffee & Networking
7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
7:50am - Speaker Introduction
8:20am - Q&A
8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!
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