PULLMAN Just in time for the return of students, Melissa Morgan, has been named as the new assistant dean of students at Washington State University Pullman.
Morgan, who began her new position on July 18, will provide education about academic integrity and will facilitate the Alternative Service Break programs. She also will help coordinate the efforts of the Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Task Force and provide significant student support and outreach.
Morgan was most recently a coordinator of Second Year Residence Education at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to that, she was a complex director at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore.
Morgan holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in human development and family studies, and a master’s degree from the University of Oregon in educational leadership.
Having been a first generation college student, Morgan said she is excited about helping students who are the first in their family to go to college. She also has extensive experience with the GLBT community and religious diversity, having taught religious studies as a graduate student.