Hattiesburg- E. Kelton
Morris, a retired executive vice president of the First Tennessee
Bank in Memphis, has been re-elected to serve a second term as treasurer
of The University of Southern Mississippi Foundation in Hattiesburg,
Miss. He will also serve as chair of the board's Finance and Audit
Morris earned a Bachelor of Science in business
administration in 1960. While at Southern Miss, he was a member
of many organizations, including the Student Government Social Committee,
Scabbard & Blade, Senior ROTC, Yellow Jackets, and also held
several positions in Kappa Sigma and was a cheerleader. He was named
Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities. Morris is currently
a member of the Business Advisory Council of the College of Business
at Southern Miss.
The USM Foundation operates under the direction
of a 39-member board of directors, who are all volunteers. Thirteen
new board members are selected each year, while 13 end their three-year
term. The USM Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation that
serves as a fiduciary of private funds donated to Southern Miss,
which is the only dual-campus university in the state, with an enrollment
of more than 16,000 students.
Morris and his wife Barbara reside in Memphis.
They are the parents of two children.