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Dr. Andy Morgan
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Morgan was appointed interim Vice President for Student Affairs by President Curtis and started on June 3, 2019. Prior to this role, Dr. Morgan served as ISU’s Dean of Students for over three years. The Vice President for Student Affairs serves on the President’s Cabinet and supervises Dean of Students, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Executive Director of Residential Life, and Dining Services through Sodexo. Dr. Morgan’s goals are to expand student and staff development through collaboration and assess those efforts.
About Dr. Morgan
While Dr. Morgan was the Dean of Students he created and led Sycamores Care to assist students in need while coordinating with a variety of campus resources. While the Dean, The Sycamore Pantry started to help students with food insecurities, expanded victim advocacy services, students passed a health and wellness fee to expand student mental health and wellness services, and he reorganized Student Health Promotion department. Additionally, the African American Cultural Center, Women’s Resource Center, Multicultural Services and Programs, and Student Counseling Center offices were renovated while Dr. Morgan served as the Dean of Students.
Dr. Morgan has three degrees from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, including a Bachelors in Psychology, Masters in Education, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration. He worked over 18 years at SIUC in a variety of roles, including Associate Dean of Students, Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Coordinator of Housing Programming for Student and Staff Development. While at SIU the fraternity and sorority community created an award named after Dr. Morgan to be given annually to a SIU Greek alumnus for their leadership and civic engagement. The award is called the Dr. Robert Andrew Morgan Alumni Engagement Award.
Professionally, Dr. Morgan is involved in the Higher Learning Commission as an Open and Standard Pathways Reviewer, National Board of Directors for Gamma Sigma Alpha Greek Honor Society, NASPA, ACPA, Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors. Within the community, Dr. Morgan serves Wabash Valley Habitat for Humanity, ISU United Way Committee, Kiwanis of Terre Haute, served as a 12 year member of the Unity Point School Board in Carbondale, Illinois, and is a past International Officer for the Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.
Dr. Morgan is married, has two daughters who both attend ISU, and two dogs. He loves St. Louis Cardinal baseball, following college basketball, duck hunting, the arts, spending time with his family and being outdoors.