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educational administrator.

Martin David Jenkins, American educational administrator. Awarded Selective Service Medal. Diplomate American Board Examiners in Professor Psychology (counseling and guidance). Member National Education Association, Kappa Alpha Psi.


Jenkins, Martin David was born on September 11, 1904 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of David and Josephine (Miller) Jenkins.


Bachelor of Science, Howard U., 1925. Bachelor of Arts, Indiana State College, 1930. Master of Science, Northwestern University, 1933, Doctor of Philosophy., 1935.


Institute Virginia State College 1930-1932. Professor education and registrar Agricultural and Technology College of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1935-1937. Dean instruction Cheyney State Teachers College Pennsylvania, 1937-1938.

Professor education Howard U., 1938-1948. Senior specialist higher education United States Office Education, 1940-1942. President Morgan State College, Baltimore, 1948-1979.

Director office urban affairs American Council on Education, Washington, 1970-1974. consultant on college organization and administration Staff member United States Office of Education National Survey Higher Education of Negros, 1940-1942, Survey Delaware Public Schools, 1946, Survey Higher Education in Maryland., 1946. Trustee National Urban League, Institute for Services to Education Department Housing and Urban Development. Advisory board Urban Studies.


  • Other Work

    • Author: National Survey Higher Education of Negroes (co-author Vols, II and III). Co-author

    • Black and White of Rejections for Military Service, 1944. The Morgan State College Program—An Adventure in Higher Education, 1964.

      Numerous articles in educational and psychol, journals on superior Negro children and adults, higher education of Negroes, and on urban affairs.


Member National Education Association, Kappa Alpha Psi.


Married P. Elizabeth Lacy, September 6, 1927.

David Jenkins

Josephine (Miller) Jenkins

P. Elizabeth Lacy