| Richard R. Wright|
Benjamin F. Hubert
Savannah State University
| Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth|
January 3, 1930, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Cyrus Gilbert Wiley (August 13, 1881 – January 3, 1930) served as president of Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth from 1921 and until 1926 succeeding Richard R. Wright.
Cyrus G. Wiley Wikipedia
Wiley was a 1902 graduate of Georgia State Industrial College for Colored Youth.
Wiley succeeded Richard R. Wright as president of the college in 1921. During his term as president the first female students were admitted as boarding students on the campus. Additionally, the college was established as a federal agricultural extension center.
The Willcox-Wiley Physical Education Complex, built in 1954 on the university's campus, is named in honor of Cyrus G. Wiley.Hall, Clyde W (1991). One Hundred Years of Educating at Savannah State College, 1890–1990. East Peoria, Ill.: Versa Press.