Sesquicentennial Celebration Planning Committee

President

Sesquicentennial Celebration Planning Committee

Dr. David Wilson

Honorary Chairs

Sesquicentennial Celebration Planning Committee

Mrs. Sylvia Brown
Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Family Foundation

Mr. Calvin Tyler (’64)
Retired Senior Vice President for Operations at United Parcel Service, Inc.

Coordinators

Sesquicentennial Celebration Planning Committee

Dr. Burney J. Hollis (’68), Chair
Professor of English and Dean Emeritus

Professor DeWayne Wickham, Vice-Chair
Dean of the School of Global Journalism and Communication

Honorary Committee

Sesquicentennial Celebration Planning Committee

Lezli Baskerville, Esq.
President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education

Honorable Robert M. Bell (’65)
Retired Chief Judge, Maryland Court of Appeals 

Dr. Andrew Billingsley
Eighth President of Morgan State University 

Mr. Jesse Brown (’77)
Retired Medical Technologist in Clinical Chemistry at Kimbrough Army Hospital at Fort Meade

Bishop John Bryant (’65)
Senior Bishop and Presiding Prelate of the Fourth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Honorable Ben Cardin
United States Senator from Maryland 

Dr. King V. Cheek
Seventh President of Morgan State University 

Honorable Joan Carter Conway
Maryland State Senator for the 43rd District of Baltimore City 

Mr. Michael Cryor (’68)
President of The Cryor Group, LLC

Honorable Elijah Cummings
United States Representative of Maryland’s Seventh Congressional District

Mr. Hughlyn F. Fierce (’61)
Former Senior Vice President at Chase Manhattan Bank
Former President and Chief Executive Office of Jazz at Lincoln Center

Mr. Cecil Flamer (’69)
Managing Director and Chief Administrative Officer, Brown Capital Management 

Rev. Dr. Charles D. Fletcher, Jr. (’70)
President of the Morgan State University Alumni Association 

Ms. Marisa François
Graduate Student at Morgan State University

Mr. Earl Graves, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Black Enterprise 

Honorable Peter C. Harvey (’79)
Former Attorney General of the State of New Jersey

Mr. Bert J. Hash, Jr. (’70)
Former Chief Executive Officer and President of the Municipal Employees Credit Union, Inc.

Mr. Willie E. Lanier, Sr. (’67)
Former Hall-of-Fame Linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs,
President of The Lanier Group, LLC, Chair of the Morgan State University Foundation

Mr. Kevin Liles
Founder & CEO, KWL Enterprises
Founder & Partner, 300 Entertainment

Honorable Kweisi Mfume (‘76)
Chair of the Morgan State University Board of Regents
Former United States Representative of Maryland’s Seventh Congressional District and
Former Chief Executive Office of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 

Honorable Nathaniel McFadden (’68)
Maryland State Senator for the Forty-Fifth District of Baltimore City 

Honorable Catherine E. Pugh
Fiftieth May of the City of Baltimore

Honorable Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
Forty-Ninth Mayor of the City of Baltimore 

Honorable Boyd Rutherford
Ninth Lieutenant Governor of the State of Maryland 

Ms. April Ryan (’89)
White House Correspondent and Washington Bureau Chief for American Urban Radio

Mr. Johnny C. Taylor, Esq.
President and Chief Executive Office of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund 

Ms. Carl W. Turnipseed (’69)
Former Executive Vice President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Coordinating Committee

Sesquicentennial Celebration Planning Committee

Dr. Burney J. Hollis (’68), Chair
Professor of English and Dean Emeritus 

Professor DeWayne Wickham, Vice-Chair
Dean of the School of Global Journalism and Communication

Dr. Clara I. Adams (’54)
Special Assistant to the President

Ms. Valencia Baker
Morgan Park Association 

Dr. Richard Bradberry
Director of the Earl S. Richardson Library

Mr. Ellis Brown
Consultant from Lauraville Community 

Mrs. Joyce A. Brown (’86, ’01)
Director of Alumni Relations

Mr. Clinton Coleman
Director of Public Relations and Communications

Dr. Eric Conway
Chairperson of the Fine and Performing Arts Department 

Dr. Laura Dorsey-Elson
Chair of the University Council

Mrs. Dorothy Dougherty
Historian, Sharp Street United Methodist Church

Rev. Dr. Frances Murphy Draper (’69)
Vice Chairman of the Board of Regents

Mr. Sidney Evans
Vice President for Finance and Management

Dr. Gloria Gibson
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Wilhelmina D. Goff (’62)
Retired Professor

Mr. Dale Green (’05)
Assistant Professor of Architecture 

Ms. Joy Joelene Griffin
Student Government Association President (2016-2017)

Ms. Andrea Hart
Staff Assistant to the Regents

Ms. Cheryl Y. Hitchcock (’66)
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Mr. Warren J. Howze (’67)
Centennial Class of 1967

Ms. Edith Johnson (’67)
Centennial Class of 1967

Dr. Edwin Johnson (Classes of ’92, ’03, ’09)
Assistant University Archivist 

Dr. Ida Jones
University Archivist 

Mr. Milton Kent
Spokesman Adviser

Ms. Natasha A. Lewis-Williams (’06)
Coordinator of Student Activities

Mr. Gregory Lloyd
Manager of the University Print Shop 

Mr. Tramon Lucas
Spokesman Editor

Mrs. Monica Lupton
Director of Murphy Fine Arts Center

Mrs. Vinetta P. McCullough (’76, ’81)
Director of Auxiliary Services

Mr. Trevor R. McKie
Graduate Student Association President

Mr. John “Jake” Oliver
Publisher of the Afro-American newspaper

Dr. Annette Palmer
Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History & Geography

Dr. Darryl L. Peterkin, Director
Director of The Clara I. Adams Honors College

Ms. Tanya V. Rush (’79, ’87)
Associate Vice President for Student Services

Dr. Ruthe T. Sheffey (’47)
Professor of English Emerita

Dr. Clayton C. Stansbury (’55)
Professor of Psychology Emeritus

Mr. Ron Stevenson (’95)
Manager of the University Bookstore 

Mr. Floyd Taliaferro, III (’74, ’79)
Director of the University Student Center

Mr. Gabriel S. Tenabe (’76, ’77)
Director of Museums

Dr. Don-Terry Veal
Chief of Staff to the President

Mr. Chad Williams-Bey
Graduate Student Association President