The following is an excerpt from a story about Wichita State University's Kaye Monk-Morgan that appeared in the Jan. 19 issue of The Wichita Eagle.
WSU's Upward Bound director relentless in pushing students to succeed
Kaye Monk-Morgan was only 26 in 1997 when Wichita State University hired her to direct its Upward Bound program.
It is a fiercely demanding job. Her students say she made it more so. In many ways, in the years since then, analysts say her job has become a critical factor in whether Wichita keeps growing.