Yolanda Williams Page

Dillard University

Yolanda Williams Page became vice president for academic affairs at Dillard University in 2013. In this role, she has secured funding to support faculty development and student success and worked collaboratively to develop an adjunct faculty member orientation program, medical physics curriculum, and online course offerings, including a hybrid RN-to-BSN program. Previously, Page served as dean of the school of arts and sciences and chair of the department of English, theatre, and mass communication at the University of Arkansas–Pine Bluff and as director of Title III and academic success at University of Arkansas–Little Rock. She is the editor of the two-volume
Encyclopedia of African American Women Writers (2007) and of
Icons of African American Literature: The Black Literary World (2011).