John Silvanus Wilson,, federal agency administrator.
Wilson,, John Silvanus was born in 1957.
Bachelor, Morehouse College, 1979. Master of Arts in Theological Studies, Harvard University. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration, Planning and Social Policy, Harvard University.
Professor Afro-American Studies Department Harvard University. Director foundation relations and assistant provost Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Joined George Washington University, 2001, executive dean Virginia campus, 2002—2006, associate professor higher education, 2006—2009.
Executive director White House’s Initiative on Historically Black Colleges & Universities United States Department Education, Washington, since 2009. Chairman Alumni Council Harvard Graduate School Business, 1996—2000. Advocate, advisor Kresge Foundation, Mott Foundation, United Negro College Fund.
Board member Spelman College, Atlanta, Independent Federal Savings Bank, Washington.