Former Spelman President Beverly Daniel Tatum, AT&T Executive Marvy Moore Join Morehouse College Board of Trustees

Date Released: January 13, 2018

New Trustees January 2018Former Spelman College President Beverly Daniel Tatum and AT&T executive Marvy Moore have joined the Morehouse College Board of Trustees.

The two nationally respected leaders in education and business raise even higher the level of excellence for a Board that features some of the nation’s top executives and preeminent leaders across a variety of industries.

“Morehouse College and the Board of Trustees will benefit from the proven leadership of these two dynamic women,” said David A. Thomas, President of Morehouse College. “Their vast experience and national network of resources will be an asset to the College as we launch a capital campaign to raise funds for student scholarships and other needs.”

Dr. Tatum, an author and licensed clinical psychologist, was Spelman’s ninth president, serving from 2002 until her retirement in 2015. During Dr. Tatum’s tenure, she led a successful, 10-year, $157.8-million fundraising campaign. Annual alumni giving rose during her presidency to 41 percent—the best among all historically black colleges and universities. In addition, Spelman was ranked among the nation’s top liberal arts colleges and universities and as the nation’s top HBCU consistently during Tatum’s tenure.

Moore, AT&T’s vice president and general manager for Georgia and South Carolina, is one of the industry’s more innovative leaders. She heads sales and operations for 1,300 AT&T employees, 89 AT&T-owned retail locations, and more than 600 national retail partners and authorized resellers across the two states. Moore has also held various leadership positions in customer care, marketing, operations, and sales during her AT&T career, as well as being a staunch advocate for mentoring and professional development. She is an executive advisor for Women of AT&T and is a member of several community organizations.

Last Modified: January 13, 2018, 16:01 PM, by: Kara Walker

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