Biography of Daniel Hall
Daniel Hall is the Vice-President for the Office of Community Engagement at the University of Louisville. He oversees the Office of Community Engagement which is responsible for the facilitation, coordination, assessment and recognition of the community engagement activities of faculty, staff, and students. The office also directs the activities of the Signature Partnership Initiative which is a university-wide effort involving various community partners to revitalize West Louisville.
Mr. Hall served as the University's Chief Governmental Relations Officer for 18 years helping to secure over $160 million in state and federal appropriations for major capital projects. He is an attorney and formally served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Ron Mazzoli in Washington D.C.
Mr. Hall currently serves as Board Chair of the Louisville Urban League. He is also a board member of Goodwill Industries of Kentucky, Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana, Muhammad Ali Center, and OneWest, Inc.
Mr. Hall is a co-founder and former chair of the Louisville Public Radio Partnership Board of Directors. He has served as chair of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Council on Engagement and Outreach, Kentucky African American Heritage Foundation, Kentucky Center for the Public Issues, the American Heart Association Kentucky Board of Directors, and the Kentucky Long- Term Policy Research Center.
Mr. Hall is a native of Louisville and a three- time Golden Gloves Champion. He is a product of Louisville Central High School graduating as salutatorian of the Class of 1969. Mr. Hall earned his undergraduate from Dartmouth College, Law degree from Harvard University and Master of the Arts in Theological Studies from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.