Eugene G. White, Ed.D.
President of Martin University in Indianapolis, Indiana
Dr. White spent 19 years as a superintendent of schools in Indiana. He was the only Indiana School Superintendent to receive the Superintendent of the Year award two times. Once, 2002, for his leadership of the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township (Suburban) and again, 2009, as the Superintendent of the Indianapolis Public Schools (Urban). He was the National Association of Black School Educators Superintendent of the Year in 2007. In 1990, he became the first African-American Principal of North Central High School in Indianapolis, after spending 19 years as a teacher, coach and school administrator in the Fort Wayne Community Schools. He was the first African-American High School principal in the Fort Wayne Community School district.
He served as the national president of the American Association of School Administrators in 2006-2007 (the National Superintendents Organization). He is the author of the leadership book, Leadership Beyond Excuses: The Courage to Hold the Rope. He was inducted into two athletic halls of fame, The Athletic Hall of Fame for Alabama A&M University in 2001 and the Chattahoochee Valley Sports Hall of Fame in 2013.
Administrative leadership and supervision are his primary areas of expertise.