Gary M. MorganGary has taught student leadership at universities of all sizes for the past 20 years including Georgetown University, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and Boston College. He has served as a dean, director, and faculty member at campuses from 1,200 to 53,000 students and directed programs with student programming boards, student governments, fraternities and sororities, residence life, new student orientation, student unions, volunteer services, judicial affairs, and many other areas. Gary has always held positions that are focused on developing students as leaders.
Gary directed the leadership development program at the University of Central Florida; the third largest university in the United States. The cornerstone of this program was an award winning, selective leadership program as well as new undergraduate minor and certificate programs in leadership studies. During the time that Gary directed these programs, they enjoyed the highest retention, academic, and graduation rates on campus. He has created and developed new leadership development experiences, improved established programs, and created academic credentials in leadership education.
Gary has developed leadership education programs for high school students in Upward Bound (TRIO grant program)leadership and personal development for local foster youth, and young leaders ages 10 and up throughout the country. He has consulted on program design and developed leadership content for young leaders across the globe, most recently leading a design group to develop leadership content delivered to 93,000 young leaders between 14 and 18 years old.
Gary is a Master Facilitator Candidate for The Leadership Challenge™, is the co-developer of the Student Leadership Challenge training programs and other content, is a Certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Trainer, and Speaker, and has founded the Student Leadership Excellence Academy and is actively involved in creating new student leadership education and development materials for Jossey-Bass, and Imprint of Wiley Publishing.
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