Helen D. Wise
Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Programs and Secretary of the Cabinet, Governor's Office
Dr. Wise was elected to the Board of Trustees by the alumni for a three year term beginning July 1, 1969 and was reelected for succeeding terms until her retirement from the Board in 1990.
During the 21 years Dr. Wise served on the Board, she was a member of numerous committees. Some of her special committee assignments included chairing The Special Advisory Committee on Affirmative Action and the Committee on Educational Policy. She was a member of the Executive Committee from 1973 until 1990 and served on the Presidential Selection Committee for President Jordan.
The title of Trustee Emerita was conferred upon Dr. Wise in July 1990.