University Convocation: Author Andrew Maraniss

February 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wright Center

"New York Times" bestselling author Andrew Maraniss speaks at university convocation. Maraniss' book, "Strong Inside," is the civil rights story of Perry Wallace. Wallace was the first African-American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference. Maraniss tells the story of Wallace's struggle, loneliness and perseverance at Vanderbilt University during the 1960s.