December 12, 2002
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Charlotte stockbroker James H. Morgan has been elected president of the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association.
<A href=”http://www.vanderbilt.edu”>Morgan</A>, a 1969 graduate of Vanderbilt’s College of Arts and Science, is principal partner of the investment management firm Morgan Semones & Associates.
"Jim Morgan is one of our most distinguished and active graduates," said Vanderbilt Chancellor Gordon Gee. "He is a leader in business, in the community and now at Vanderbilt. I look forward to his involvement and counsel on behalf of Vanderbilt’s alumni around the world."
As president, Morgan presides over the Alumni Association board of directors, which works to further the university’s educational purposes through a mutually beneficial relationship between the university and its approximately 110,000 living alumni. Morgan will serve one year after which he will join the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust.
Morgan is also a director of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., and retired chief executive officer of IJL Wachovia.
Located in Nashville, Tenn., Vanderbilt University is a private research university of approximately 6,300 undergraduates and 4,600 graduate and professional students. Founded in 1873, the University comprises 10 schools, a public policy institute, a distinguished medical center and The Freedom Forum First Amendment Center. Vanderbilt, ranked as one of the nation’s top universities, offers undergraduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences, engineering, music, education and human development, and a full range of graduate and professional degrees.
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