|Stephen Morgan, Ed.D.|
Dr. Stephen Morgan is President and Professor of Higher Education Emeritus at the University of La Verne in southern California. Dr. Morgan served as President of the University of La Verne for twenty six years, retiring from that position in 2011. Prior to the presidency, Dr. Morgan served as Executive Director of the Independent Colleges of Northern California (1979-1985), Director of Development at the University of Southern California (1976-1979) and in a variety of positions, including Vice President for Development, at the University of La Verne (1968-1976).
Dr. Morgan is a former member and Vice Chair of the Senior Accrediting Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and has served as the chair of numerous accreditation teams throughout California. He also served for more than twenty years on the Executive Committee of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities and is a former chair of that state-wide organization. Dr. Morgan served as a Director of the Independent Colleges of Southern California. During his presidency, Dr. Morgan was recognized by the Western Region of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education as the CEO of The Year.
In addition to his professional memberships, Dr. Morgan has been an active leader in the southern California community. He served as a Director and Chair of the Board of the Los Angeles County Fair Association, Director and Chair of the Board of the Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center and Director and Chair of the Board of the LeRoy Haynes Children’s Center. Dr. Morgan currently serves as a Director of Bright Prospect, an organization that prepares first generation and minority students for college, and he serves as a Director and Chair of the Board of My Own Business, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that offers training for those who wish to start their own business. Dr. Morgan is a Director and Chair of the Board of Hillcrest, a full service retirement community serving more than four hundred residents in La Verne, Ca..
Dr. Morgan earned a B.A from the University of La Verne, an M.S from the University of Southern California and an Ed.D. from the University of Northern Colorado.