Betsy Morgan, PhD
Betsy Morgan serves as the Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL). Dr. Morgan oversees a $120 million budget for 35 academic departments across three academic colleges, the School of Education, and Murphy Library. In addition, Dr. Morgan is responsible for International Education. The Associate Vice Chancellor oversees Enrollment Services (Admissions, Records & Registration, Academic Advising, and Career Services) as well as several other units that support the academic mission of the university (Research &Sponsored Programs, Undergraduate Research & Creativity, Graduate Studies, and the Center for Advancing Teaching & Learning). As the Provost is heavily involved in the strategic direction of the university, Dr. Morgan serves on the Chancellor’s Cabinet with the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors for Finance & Administration, Student Affairs, and Advancement. Dr. Morgan currenting co-chairs, with Dr. Tim Dale, the UWL implementation of the "Reimagining the First Year" initiative from AASC&U.
Dr. Morgan received a doctorate in Social Ecology (Social & Gender Psychology) from the University of California, Irvine. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, President of the Psi-Chi International Honor Society (2013-2016), author of several peer-reviewed publications as well as two textbooks, and has made over 50 conference presentations.
Dr. Morgan was interim Provost 2015-2017 and named as the permanent provost after a national search in Spring 2017.