Henry Walker (EE)


Henry is retired from International Paper in Southaven.

Henry and his wife endowed the John Henry Walker and Lillie Mae Sanders Walker Memorial Scholarship in tribute to his late parents.

A native of Louisville, Walker received his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the university in 1976, followed by an M.B.A. from the University of Southern Mississippi. A longtime employee of International Paper Co., he has served on the UM Alumni Board of Directors, Engineering Alumni Board, Steering Committee for the Campaign for Engineering Excellence and the Black Alumni Advisory Board.