Dr. David Hall began his tenure as the fifth president of the University of the Virgin Islands on August 1, 2009. He recently unveiled “Pathways to Greatness,” the University’s new five-year strategic plan. Born in Savannah, Georgia, Dr. Hall holds a doctorate of juridical science and an LL.M. degree from Harvard Law School, a juris doctorate and master’s degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma, and a bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University. In 1993, when he was appointed dean of the Northeastern University School of Law, he made history by being the first African-American to hold the position. Dr. Hall is married to Dr. Marilyn Braithwaite-Hall, and is the father of three children: Rahsaan, Sakile and Kiamsha.