Morgan State Faculty and Students Come Out Strong for Ousted President

Morgan State President David Wilson addresses supporters on Dec. 13, 2012

Eric Kelderman

David Wilson, whose contract as president of Morgan State U. will expire next June, thanked supporters who rallied on his behalf on Thursday.

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Eric Kelderman

David Wilson, whose contract as president of Morgan State U. will expire next June, thanked supporters who rallied on his behalf on Thursday.

Supporters of David Wilson massed on the historic quad of Morgan State University on Thursday, protesting the Board of Regents' vote not to renew the president's contract less than three years after he had assumed that position.

The board failed to follow its own bylaws, which require an open meeting for any final or binding vote on the president's position, said Shaquayah McKenzie, president of the Student