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Walter J. Leonard

American lawyer and university administrator


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Walter J. Leonard was an American lawyer and university administrator. As an administrator at Harvard University, he pioneered affirmative action in admissions. He was the president of Fisk University, a historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee, from 1977 to 1984.

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Morehouse College

African American men's college in Atlanta, Georgia, United States