Leo Morton is named Chancellor of UMKC

University of Missouri System President Gary D. Forsee has named Leo E. Morton as Chancellor of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, effective immediately. Morton has served as interim chancellor since August 2008, replacing Guy Bailey.

For additional details regarding Chancellor Morton’s appointment, see http://www.umsystem.edu/ums/news/releases/news08121501.shtml.

To read a portion of the Sept. 2008 interview with Morton as he assumed the role of Interim Chancellor, click here.

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