President Emerita Shirley A. Mullen

Shirley Mullen standing next to the Equestrian Center at Houghton College

President Shirley Mullen Announces Retirement

In an announcement on October 20, 2020, to the Board of Trustees and college community, Dr. Shirley A. Mullen shared her intention to complete her fifteen-year tenure as President of Houghton University at the conclusion of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Read the Announcement

Honoring President Mullen

As President Shirley Mullen’s 15-year tenure draws to a close, you may be considering a tangible way to honor her and her dedicated servant-leadership. Below are two options for you to express your gratitude.

Make a Gift

A tribute gift to an endowed fund presents the perfect opportunity to express gratitude for President Mullen’s tireless leadership, passion, and commitment to Houghton University and Christian higher education.

When asked, Dr. Mullen shared some initiatives about which she is most passionate. Largely focused on growing Houghton University’s endowment, a gift designated to one of the following endowed funds is an ideal tribute gift and a long-term investment in Houghton’s future.

Make a Tribute Gift