Was lone finalist
MOREHEAD, Ky. (March 10, 2017) — Morehead State University’s Board of Regents on Thursday authorized its chair Paul C. Goodpaster to extend an offer to Dr. Joseph A. (Jay) Morgan to become the institution’s 14th president.
After an executive session, the board voted to offer Morgan a contract. Morgan currently serves as the chief academic officer and vice president for academic affairs and student success for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.
Morgan provides leadership for statewide academic affairs, curriculum and programming, academic strategic planning, academic legislative and policy development, admission and enrollment requirements, diversity programming, student success/college readiness initiatives, e-learning, competency-based education, program evaluation and assessment, professional school contract placement, research and innovation, and federal and state grant administration.