Hall of Fame

Willard Collins

TYPE Meritorious Service
YEAR INDUCTED 1989
Willard Collins began working for Lipscomb in 1944. In 1946 he was appointed vice-president and served in that capacity until he became president in 1977. As vice-president and president, he was committed to building a championship athletic program. Lipscomb won individual national championships in golf and track and field, along with two national championships in baseball and one in basketball during the Collins administration. Brother Collins will always be known as the students' president.