Ruth Simmons, President of Smith College, 1996 (left); and Ruth Simmons, President of Prairie View A&M University, 2018 (right)

Ruth Simmons, President of Smith College, 1996 (left); and Ruth Simmons, President of Prairie View A&M University, 2018 (right)

Ruth Simmons, President of Smith College, 1996 (left); and Ruth Simmons, President of Prairie View A&M University, 2018 (right)

Ruth Simmons, President of Smith College, 1996 (left); and Ruth Simmons, President of Prairie View A&M University, 2018 (right)