Russell Lowery-Hart, PhD
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Russell Lowery-Hart, PhD
Amarillo College, President


Dr. Russell Lowery-Hart, President for Amarillo College since 2014. Amarillo College was named a 2021 Top Five Institution and Rising Star for the Aspen Prize for

Community College Excellence.


Russell’s leadership is focused on improving student success through systemic and cultural change centered on one word: LOVE. Under Russell’s leadership, Amarillo

College developed the systemic Culture of Caring targeting removal of poverty barriers that was featured in The Atlantic (June 2018) and in the documentary on AmazonPrime, The Antidote.


Dr. Lowery-Hart previously served as Vice-President of Academic Affairs for Amarillo College and named the National Council of Instructional Administrators Academic

Leader of the Year for 2014. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio University; M.A. Texas Tech University; and, B.S. from West Texas State University.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Education Credit Union

Baptist Community Services 

Amarillo College

Amarillo National Bank




Atmos Engery Corporation

Document Shredding & Storage

FirstBank Southwest

FirstCapital Bank of Texas

Happy State Bank

Leslie Massey Farmers Insurance


Parkhill, Smith and Cooper

United Supermarket

WTAMU - College of Fine Arts & Humanities

WT Enterprise Center

Xcel Energy

American Land Title

First United Bank


KAMR Local 4 - Fox 14

Bradley and Paula Schlegel

Perdue, Brandon, Fielder, Collins & Mott LLP

Street Volkswagen


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