Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off


“This is my class, 2019 and my family is making a grant to eliminate their student loans.”

Billionaire and founder Vista Equity Partners, Robert F. Smith, pledged to pay off student loans for the entire graduating class of 2019 at Morehouse College. The announcement was made during Smith’s Morehouse College commencement speech, Sunday May 19, 2019, and it took the entire crowd, to include the college’s administration, by surprise.

Read the full story here in this article from the New York Times.