Inauguration of Dr. Cory Hines '97

Howard Payne University is proud to announce the inauguration of Cory Hines, Ph.D., as the 20th President in the institution’s 130-year history. The Inauguration Ceremony was held September 18, 2019. Additional inauguration activities are scheduled for September 21. Select the links above for information about Dr. Hines, the event schedule, news updates, HPU details and more.

A video of the Inauguration Ceremony has been posted on the official HPU Facebook page ( and in the Gallery (see the menu above).

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