Mike Hemphill, Ph.D.

Wellness Committee

Dr. Mike Hemphill is the Director for Academic Programming at the Clinton Foundation He is also Director of the Presidential Leadership Scholars program, a collaboration among four presidential centers that gives its participants an unprecedented interactive exploration of leadership with contributions from nationally recognized leadership faculty, senior-level members of former presidential administrations, and the participation of Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

Dr. Hemphill has been Provost of Centenary College of Louisiana, served as an inaugural faculty member and Chief Academic Officer at the University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service, and spent 24 years on the faculty of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he served as Chair of the Department of Speech Communication and Dean of the College of Professional Studies.

Mike’s teaching and scholarship has focused on interpersonal and organizational communication and he was recognized as the outstanding classroom teacher in the University of Arkansas system. As a practitioner, Mike has delivered hundreds of workshops and presentations for corporations and professional organizations.