• Mars Hill University inaugurates 22nd president

    November 13 2018 by Mars Hill Communications | with 0 comments
    Mars Hill University inaugurates 22nd president

    A rainy day did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm as John Anthony “Tony” Floyd, J.D., was inaugurated as Mars Hill University’s 22nd president Nov. 9. In his address to the assembled audience, Floyd laid out his vision for the institution’s future – a vision that puts its focus squarely on its students, whom Floyd calls “his Lions.”

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  • Tony Floyd named next president of Mars Hill University

    John Anthony “Tony” Floyd will become president of Mars Hill University at the end of the current academic calendar, the board of trustees announced March 9. Floyd comes from a post at Coker College in Hartsville, South Carolina, as executive vice president, and will succeed Dan Lunsford, who is set to retire later this year.

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  • Mars Hill University president to retire in 2018

    January 13 2017 by Mars Hill Communications | with 0 comments
    Mars Hill University president to retire in 2018

    Mars Hill University President Dan Lunsford announced Jan. 11 that he will retire next year from the position he’s held for 15 years. The exact timing of his retirement will depend on the completion of a successful search for a new university president, but Lunsford said it will be in the first half of 2018.

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  • Mars Hill celebrates first graduation as university

    January 16 2014 by MHU Office of Communications | with 0 comments
    Mars Hill celebrates first graduation as university

    Mars Hill University’s graduation took place on Dec. 20. This was a historic event because the school recently attained official university status. The institution conferred bachelor’s degrees on 91 graduates and two honorary doctorates.

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