Dr. Wilson shares his journey from rural Alabama to Harvard
Dr. David Wilson, president of Morgan State University, received a warm welcome yesterday, when he shared his journey of growing up as a sharecropper's son in rural Alabama to finding his calling as a career educator. Now holding degrees from Tuskegee University and Harvard University, he advised cadets to overcome obstacles (even debt) in their path through intense focus on their goals. The college scholarship fund he endowed at Morgan is a tribute to his father's $5 investment in his education.
Full story: https://www.gse.harvard.edu/news/ed/11/09/road-taken