Dr. David Matthews, former President of the University of Alabama and now President and CEO of the Kettering Foundation - a nonprofit research foundation that studies democracy.
He will be speaking to the WHS about Early Education in Alabama at the Wilcox Female Institute in Camden.
Dr. Matthews is a native of Grove Hill. He is one of the nation's experts on communities. Mathews has written extensively on Southern history, public policy, education, and international problem solving; his books include Politics for People, Reclaiming Public Education by Reclaiming Our Democracy, and The Ecology of Democracy.