Dr. Oral Moses
Professor Emeritus Dr. Oral Moses joined the faculty at KSU in 1984 as a Professor of Voice and Music Literature. As a member of the Black Faculty Caucus, Dr. Moses became a pillar of support for African-American faculty at KSU. Dr. Moses, an accomplished vocalist, has performed oratorios and operas and recorded six albums. In 2013, Dr. Moses established the Dr. Oral L. Moses Endowed Scholarship to benefit voice students in the College of the Arts. A graduate of Fisk University, Dr. Moses was a member of the famed Fisk Jubilee Singers.
To learn more about Dr. Moses' personal history, advocacy, and thoughts on diversity, view his videos:
- My Mother Insisted That We Go to School
- The Military Chose Me
- I Was Told: You Should Have Sang
- Great Chicago Fire
- On Coming to KSU — "I'm going to have to think about this"
- Moving to a New City, Taking a New Job, Losing a Parent
- Anything Can Happen to Me, I'm on the Road, I'm out of Here
- Zion Baptist Church, Cracker Barrel, and Emmett Till
- We Thought KSU Was a Pipe Dream