Walter Massey to Retire From Presidency of Morehouse College

Walter F. Massey, president of Morehouse College, the historically black educational institution for black men in Atlanta, announced that he will step down as president at the end of the current academic year. Massey, now 69 years old, is the ninth president in the college’s 139-year history.

Massey raised over $120 million during his tenure as Morehouse president. He is a 1958 Morehouse graduate. A physicist, Massey is the former director of the Argonne National Laboratory and former head of the National Science Foundation.