Another Light on the Hill Black Students at Tufts

Mae Tyson Wright Williams

Mae Tyson Wright Williams was a cum laude student in the Jackson class of 1925. A history major, Wright was active in campus organizations, and was initiated into Phi Beta Kappa. After her time at Tufts, Wright served as a teacher and educational administrator in Baltimore. During the 1940’s, Wright also served as the national president of the sorority Delta Sigma Theta.

Biography researched and written by Peter Lam


Gill, Gerald. “Another Light on the Hill: Black Undergraduates and Tufts.” Tufts Magazine, Spring 2002.