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Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin Appoints Dr. William L. Hathaway to Board of Psychology

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 14, 2022) – Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin announced that he has appointed Dr. William L. Hathaway to serve on the Board of Psychology for the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

“I am pleased to appoint our newest board members to serve in their respective administration roles,” said Governor Glenn Youngkin. “I am confident in each member’s ability to establish a best-in-class legacy for our administration while leading with diligence and skill. The expertise, innovation, and dedication to civil service demonstrated by each appointee will be an invaluable asset to the betterment of our Commonwealth. I look forward to seeing what we can accomplish together.”

Dr. Hathaway was appointed to serve for a term of four years at the pleasure of the Governor, beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2026. He also served two prior terms on this board: 2001-2004 and 2012-2016.

“It’s an honor to serve the Commonwealth again on the Board of Psychology,” said William L. Hathaway, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Regent University. “Psychology is a critically important profession during these challenging times. I will strive to keep the public interests of Virginians the central concern for my service on the Board.”

About Regent University

Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university with more than 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 areas of study including, business, communication and the arts, counseling, cybersecurity, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare, and psychology. Regent University is ranked the #1 Best Accredited Online College in the United States (, 2020), the #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia (YourLocalSecurity, 2021), and the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia for ten years in a row (U.S. News & World Report, 2022).