The Rev. Dr. Alton B. Pollard III is Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary’s tenth president. A scholar, author, consultant and speaker on the subject of African American and U.S. religion and culture, Alton was previously dean of the School of Divinity and professor of religion and culture at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He serves on the board of directors for the In Trust Center for Theological Schools and the advisory committee for the Luce Fund for Theological Education. Alton is an author, an editor and a graduate of Duke University, Howard Divinity School, and Fisk University.