Biography of Greg Williams

Gregory H. Williams served as the University of Cincinnati's 27th president from September 2009 until August 2012. Williams attended Ball State University where he earned in Bachelor's degree in Social Science and Education in 1966. He received a Master's degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland in 1969 and continued graduate school at George Washington University earning a J.D. and a M.Phil in Political Science and a Ph.D in Political Science. Prior to coming to UC, he served as Dean of the law school at Ohio State University and President of the City College of New York. His award-winning autobiography "Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black" was published in 1995.