Speeches and Statements

2018–2019 Academic Year

Changes In Administration and SASCOC Probationary Status Update Memo
May 01, 2019
Appointment of Vice President of Development – Carme Williams Memo
January 22, 2018
Initial Reorganization Statement Memo
January 22, 2018
Ruth Simmons on Cultivating the Next Generation of College Students Article
February 28, 2018
Prairie View A&M President Ruth Simmons inspires at alma mater Wheatley High Article
February 28, 2018
2018 PVAMU Women’s History Month Keynote Address “And Still We Must Persist” Speech
March 8, 2018
Appointment of Dean College of the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences – Gerard E. D’Souza Memo
May 7, 2018
Prairie View’s new president deserves community support [Editorial] Article
May 12, 2018
First African-American Ivy League president now leads HBCU Article
May 26, 2018
Appointment of Vice President of Student Affairs – Timothy E. Sams Memo
June 1, 2018
Ruth Simmons Former Ivy League President, Takes Over at Prairie View A&M Article
June 1, 2018
Appointment of Vice President and Director of Athletics – Fred E. Washington Memo
October 5, 2018
2018 APLU Panel Discussion “Defining Moments: Public Universities & Race in America” Speech
November 13, 2018

2017–2018 Academic Year

2017 NAA University Day Remarks Speech
July 21, 2017
PVAMU General Student Assembly  “Maintaining Equilibrium in Times of Challenge and Loss” Speech
September 6, 2017
New HBCU President-Elect Ruth Simmons has bold Plans for Prairie View Article
November 28, 2017
Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.