Dr. Henry N. Tisdale is announcing his retirement as Claflin University president at a news conference Tuesday morning.
Tisdale will serve as president until June 30, 2019, when he will complete 25 years as Claflin’s eighth president, according to a university statement notifying media of the 11 a.m. press conference.
In a statement in advance, Tisdale said, ““I am honored to serve Claflin in this leadership role. I am thankful for the Claflin community that embraced my hopes, dreams and vision for the University. I never felt alone in the process to move the University forward. This has been a rewarding journey and a mission to make a difference.”
TheTandD.com will have full coverage of the news conference and much more on Dr. Tisdale and his more than two decades of leadership at his alma mater.