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Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette

Colette Pierce Burnette

COLETTE PIERCE BURNETTE, Ed.D joined Huston-Tillotson University as its first female president in 2015. She is a strong proponent of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and of civic and community engagement as evidenced in her leadership positions as co-chair of the Mayor of Austin’s Task Force on Institutional Racism and Systemic Inequities, and Board Chair of Leadership Austin.

Colette received a BS in Engineering from The Ohio State University, MS in Administration from Georgia College and Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from University of Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education’s Management Development Program.