Board Member

David Wilson

President, Morgan State University; Treasurer, AAC&U Board of Directors

David K. Wilson is the tenth president of Morgan State University. He has more than thirty years of experience in higher education administration and holds four academic degrees: a BS in political science and an MS in education from Tuskegee University; and an EdM in educational planning and administration and an EdD in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University. Wilson has authored two books and more than twenty articles published in scholarly journals. He was named one of the nation’s top 100 leaders in higher education by the American Association of Higher Education in 1998, selected as one of the Daily Record newspaper’s influential Marylanders for 2011, and honored by the University of Alabama for outstanding leadership in engaged scholarship in April 2011. He currently serves on the NCAA board of governors and Division I board of directors, as well as the board of directors for the Lumina Foundation. In 2010, President Barack Obama appointed Wilson to his eleven-member board of advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.