St. Lawrence University President Kathryn A. Morris joined together with two local college presidents and the president of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities to pen an opinion piece calling upon the U.S. Congress to support doubling the Pell Grant for qualified students. The letter was published by the Watertown Daily Times on Saturday, August 21.
On July 1, 2021, Kathryn A. Morris became the 19th president of St. Lawrence University. President Morris has dedicated her life to higher education and chose to become a professor because she understood the impact of teaching and mentoring on students’ lives. She arrived at St. Lawrence following a distinguished career at Butler University, where she had most recently served as the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs for eight years. Prior to her time as provost, President Morris served as a professor of psychology and was chair of that department at Butler. Her areas of expertise include social psychology, the psychology of gender, methodology, and statistics.
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President Morris, New York Six Presidents Pen Joint Letter in Support of Increased Pell Grant Funding
St. Lawrence University President Kathryn A. Morris joined together with the presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium member institutions to send a joint letter to the United States Congress members representing their districts, asking them to support doubling the Pell Grant for qualified students.