Kim Williams Clark, Esq.
Dean of Institutional Advancement and Dean of Student Affairs
Long Island University
Kim Williams Clark, is an accomplished Attorney, Educator, and Community Leader.
Kim earned her B.S. in Criminal Justice from John Jay College, and earned her law degree from Rutgers University at Camden with the distinguished honor of receiving a Dean’s list award. Daughter to community advocate Bessie L. Williams and former worker with Board of Education Jesse E. Williams, Kim currently serves as Dean of the Office of Institutional Advancement at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University. In this capacity, she builds corporate and foundation support, and creates new partnerships geared towards increasing funding for university projects, student centered initiatives, and handles external outreach.
Prior to her work with the Long Island University, Kim served as an Associate Dean of the Center for Continuing Education and Professional Development at Georgetown University. In addition, she also served as Special Advisor to the Provost, Director of the Institutional Advancement and Paralegal Studies at the Brooklyn Campus of Long Island University. During her career, she has organized resources and built alliances with government agencies and generated millions of dollars to support youth programming and urban community development. Coupled with this, she has maintained a law office in New York City’s Financial District with a concentration in family and non-profit law, where she dedicates much of her time to representing indigent persons.
In addition to her professional endeavors, Kim is a member of numerous boards and councils including, the Carver Bank Scholarship Board, Greater New York and District of Columbia Chapters of the Links, Inc., and Coney Island and Crown Heights Neighborhood Advisory Board(s), Metrotech Business Improvement District. Her many accomplishments have not gone unnoticed for Kim received the Trailblazer Award from New York State Senator Velmanette Montgomery of the 18th District, Women of the Year Award from Woman of Substance Ministries and Community Service Awards from New Canaan Baptist Church, Brown Memorial Baptist Church and Congressman Edolphus Towns.
Kim is married to Lee Clark, Esq. Chief of Labor Relations at the National Labor Relations Board.