A Model for Faculty Leadership


UMN Morris excels at teaching, research, and educational leadership. We have the highest percentage of University of Minnesota Horace T. Morse Alumni Association Award-winning faculty members within the University System.*

A thriving academic community is vital to our liberal arts mission and to student success. With support for today's faculty leaders and tomorrow's rising stars, we can improve learning outcomes and ensure UMM students continue to be mentored by engaged, inspired, and passionate teacher-scholars.

Your gift will:

Create endowed professorships for established and emerging faculty leaders in areas such as:

  • Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Studies
  • Native American and Indigenous Studies
  • Rural Studies

*The Horace T. Morse Alumni Association Award recognizes excellence in undergraduate teaching at the University of Minnesota. Forty-five Morris faculty members have earned the award.