MORGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

PRESIDENT


[photo, David Wilson, President, Morgan State University] DAVID K. WILSON, Ed.D., President



President, Morgan State University, since July 1, 2010.

Member, Joint Legislative and Executive Commission on Oversight of Public-Private Partnerships, 2010-12; Hall of Records Commission, 2010-; Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center Governing Board, 2010-; Task Force to Study the Creation of a Regional Higher Education Center in Northeastern Maryland, 2011-12; Task Force to Study the Impact of Adjunct Faculty on Graduation Rates at Historically Black Institutions, 2011-13; Federal Facilities Advisory Board, 2011-13; Maryland Commission on Cybersecurity Innovation and Excellence, 2011-14; Maryland Humanities Council, 2011-14; P-20 Leadership Council of Maryland, 2011-; Northeast Maryland Higher Education Advisory Board, 2012-; Student Transfer Advisory Committee, 2012-; Clean Energy Program Task Force, 2013-14; Task Force to Study the Impact of Expanding Credit and Noncredit Courses for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2013-16; Task Force to Study Exemptions from Higher Education Ethics Requirements and Procurement Rules to Facilitate Technology Transfer, 2015-16; President's Advisory Council, Baltimore City Community College, 2015-.

Member, President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 2010-; Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2017-.

Executive Assistant to Vice-President for Business Affairs and Finance, Kentucky State University, 1984-85. Associate Provost, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, 1990-95 (assistant provost, 1988-90; associate professor of education). Associate Provost and Vice-President for University Outreach, Auburn University, 1994-2006 (adjunct professor of education, college of education). Chancellor, University of Wisconsin Colleges and the University of Wisconsin-Extension, 2006-10.

Born in Alabama. Attended Marengo County Training School, Thomaston, Alabama; Tuskegee Institute, B.S. (political science), 1977, Ed.M. (student personnel & administration), 1979; Harvard University, Ed.M. (educational planning & administration), 1984, Ed.D. (administration, planning & social policy), 1987. Director, Office of Minority Programs, Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 1985-88. Board of Directors, Greater Baltimore Committee, 2010-; United Way of Central Maryland, Inc., 2011-; Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2015-; Lumina Foundation, 2018-; CollegeBound Foundation. Board of Governors and Division I Board of Directors, National Collegiate Athletic Association, 2019- (division I presidential forum). Member, American Association of Higher Education; American Personnel and Guidance Association; Association of Fund Raising Officers; National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education; National Association of College and University Business Officers; National Association of University Administrators; National Society of Fund Raising Executives. Former member, Board of Directors, MDC, Inc., Chapel Hill, N.C.; University Continuing Education Association. Co-founder, Alabama Black Belt Community Foundation. Recipient, Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, 1984; W. K. Kellogg Foundation National Fellowship, 1989. Named one of top 100 leaders in higher education, American Association of Higher Education, 1998. Influential Marylanders, Daily Record, 2011, 2016, 2018 (Circle of Excellence). First Citizen Award, Maryland Senate, 2018. Power 100 List, Daily Record, 2021. Business and Civic Hall of Fame, Baltimore Sun, 2021. Power 30 Higher Education, Daily Record, 2021. Married; one son.

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