"Both my parents made me ready to receive the lessons and the help that others could provide for me"

Dec 11, 2018

Dr. Leon W. Chestang and Dr. William L. Pollard
Credit StoryCorps

As a child, Dr. William Pollard’s parents taught him to always be appreciative of those who help him throughout his life’s journey. As a result, he credits his many academic achievements to those who have assisted him along his professional path.

When Dr. Pollard sat down at StoryCorps, he went into detail about some of those people – from a minister in Raleigh, North Carolina to those closest to him, like his wife – highlighting their roles in his path to success in the world of higher education...

Edited by Corey Carpenter