Dr. Angela L. Walker Franklin, a 1981 Furman graduate who serves as president and CEO of Des Moines University, has written a book, An Unconventional Journey… An Unlikely Choice. In the book, Franklin provides leadership lessons and shares her journey on the way to becoming president and CEO of Des Moines, a medical and health sciences university in Iowa. Walker graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Furman with a degree in psychology and went on to receive a doctorate in clinical psychology from Emory University. She has also served multiple terms on the Furman Board of Trustees. A native of McCormick, Davis was featured in the Greenwood Index-Journal.