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academic administrator , Clergyman , history professor

Michael Gordon Morrison, American academic administrator, clergyman, history professor. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1968. Recipient Human Rights award Anti-Defamation League, 1982, Humanitarian award National Conference Christians and Jews, 1989.

Background

Morrison, Michael Gordon was born on March 9, 1937 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Gordon John and Gertrude (Crilly) Morrison.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, 1960;Master of Arts, St. Saint Louis University, 1965;Ph.L., St. Saint Louis University, 1965;Licentiate of Sacred Theology, St. Saint Louis University, 1969;Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1971.

Career

Joined Society of Jesus (Jesuit), 1955;assistant vice president academic affairs, Marquette U., Milwaukee, 1974-1977;vice president academic affairs, Creighton U., Omaha, 1977-1981;acting president, Creighton U., Omaha, 1981;president, Creighton U., Omaha, since 1981;director, Creighton U., Omaha. Member governing board Creighton Preparatory School, since 1993.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1968.

Membership

Board of directors Health Future Foundation, since 1983, Xavier U., 1992-1998, Omaha 100 Inc., since 1991. Member consultant committee SAC, since 1988. Member of advisory board Salvation Army, since 1992.

Trustee Duchesne Academy of Sacred Heart, since 1995. Board directors RedCloud Indian School, since 1999. Board of trustees, Loyola University, Chicago, since 1998.

Member Association Jesuit Colleges Universities (board directors), Association Indiana Colleges Universities Nebraska (board directors since 1981), National Association Indiana Colleges Universities (board directors since 1993), Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1993), Alpha Sigma Nu, Beta Alpha Psi.

Connections

father:
Gordon John Morrison

mother:
Gertrude (Crilly) Morrison