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Education educator

James Louis Morrison, American education educator. Named Distinguished Graduate Center for Studies in Higher Education, 1981; elected to Hall of Fame, Southern Scholarship Foundation, 1987; decorated Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service medal; Florida State fellow, 1960-1961, Kellogg fellow Florida State University, 1965-1966.


Morrison, James Louis was born on November 30, 1938 in Winter Haven, Florida, United States. Son of James Lucious Morrison and Ruby Lee (Jacobs) Ashe.


Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1960. Master of Science, Florida State University, 1961. Student, University Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1964.

Student, University Munich, Federal Republic of Germany, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1969.


Lecturer European division, U. Maryland., Heidleberg, Federal Republic of Germany, 1965;Sociology instructor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1968-1969;assistant professor education and sociology, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1969-1973;associate professor, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1973-1977;professor Education, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, since 1977. Director Southern Scholarship Foundation, Tallahassee, 1982-1992.



Member environmental scanning committee United Way American, Alexandria, Virginia, since 1985. Colonel United States Army Reserve, since 1960. Member American Educational Research Association (vice president 1984-1986), Association for Study of Higher Education (director 1979-1980, 82-83), World Future Society, Association for Institutional Research, Society for College and University Planning.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: beach combing.


Married Sherry Harriet Bammann. August 25, 1973.

James Lucious Morrison Ashe

Ruby Lee (Jacobs) Ashe

Sherry Harriet Bammann