Edward H. Hammond Professional Development Fund
HAYS, Kan. – Dr. Edward H. Hammond was born in McAllen, Texas, and reared in the Kansas City, Kan., area.
President Hammond received his bachelor and master’s degrees from Emporia State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri, Columbia.
Prior to accepting the presidency at FHSU in 1987, he held administrative positions at the universities of Louisville, Seton Hall, Southern Illinois, Purdue and Missouri. He is the longest serving president in the Kansas Board of Regents system and the longest serving president in the 110-year history of FHSU.
President Hammond has published widely and is recognized as a futurist. He is in demand nationally as a speaker and educational consultant in the areas of risk management, staff and institutional liability, and alcohol education. In recent years, due to FHSU's success in China, he has also been sought as a consultant and speaker on the world's most populous nation.