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Morris Named to KCVS Advisory Council

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The KCVS Advisory Council provides guidance and subject-matter expertise to define the mission and advance the goals of the Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies. We are honored to welcome Dr. Brett Morris to our team.

Brett MorrisBrett Morris, EdD

Dr. Brett Morris is the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at the University of North Georgia where he oversees Undergraduate, Cadet, and Graduate Admissions as well as Financial Aid and the Registrar’s offices.  Dr. Morris most recently served as the Executive Director for Enrollment Management at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU).  Dr. Morris retired from the U.S. Army after 24 years of active duty, serving his last tour of duty as the Professor of Military Science and Leadership at Eastern Kentucky University from 1999-2004. Subsequent to his military retirement in 2005 he established and taught the Junior ROTC at George Rogers Clark High School in Winchester, Kentucky. In 2010 he returned to EKU to serve as the Associate Director for Veterans Affairs; launching Operation Veteran Success which established Eastern Kentucky University as one of the preeminent providers of educational services to military personnel and veterans. Dr. Morris and Dr. Travis Martin collaborated to create the concept and structure for the Veterans Studies program at EKU.  Dr. Martin has continued that work which served as the foundation for forming the Kentucky Center for Veterans Studies at EKU. 

Dr. Morris began his post-secondary education as a cadet at New Mexico Military Institute where he earned his Associates Degree and Commission into the United States Army Reserves.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising from Texas Tech University, with a minor in Marketing, Masters in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from Eastern Kentucky University.  His military education includes the Army Command and General Staff College and a certificate in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College.  During his Army tenure he served as a Field Artillery officer in the 8th Infantry and 101st Airborne Divisions and as a Foreign Area Officer in Bogota, Colombia.  Dr. Morris is married to Cynthia Carter Morris of Atlanta. 


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