Planning to Survive and Thrive 2020

Keynote speaker – Betsy Morgan
Addressing Trauma and Grief While Being Hopeful for the Future

Betsy Morgan, PhD serves as the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL). Dr. Morgan oversees a $120 million budget for 35 academic departments across three academic colleges (Business Administration; Science & Health; Arts, Social Sciences, & Humanities), the School of Education, and Murphy Library. In addition, Dr. Morgan is responsible for International Education. The Associate Vice Chancellor oversees Enrollment Services (Admissions, Records & Registration, Academic Advising, and Career Services) as well as several other units that support the academic mission of the university (Research & Sponsored Programs, Undergraduate Research & Creativity, Graduate Studies, and the Center for Advancing Teaching & Learning). Dr. Morgan serves on the Chancellor’s Cabinet with the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors for Finance & Administration, Student Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion, and Advancement.

Dr. Morgan received a doctorate in Social Ecology (Social & Gender Psychology) from the University of California, Irvine. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, served as the President of the Psi-Chi International Honor Society (2013-2016), the author of several peer-reviewed publications as well as two textbooks, and has made over 50 conference presentations.

Dr. Morgan’s specialty areas are social and gender psychology (attitudes, gender socialization, psychology as a major). Her undergraduate degree is in Psychology and Women’s Studies. We are delighted to have this dynamic speaker with a great sense of humor share her insights on how we all can make it through this strange year.


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Be safe. Be well.