Dr. Morgan Clevenger, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, attained a BS in journalism in 1991 and an MBA in 1996, both from West Virginia University. He achieved Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) status in 1997, which recognizes his tenure, success, and professionalism in fundraising, marketing, and public relations. In 2014 he completed an EdD from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and his dissertation—An Organizational Analysis of the Inter-organizational Relationships Between A Public American Higher Education University and Six United States Corporate Supporter: An Instrumental, Ethnographic Case Study Using Cone’s Corporate Citizenship Spectrum—was nominated for 10 awards across multiple disciplines. Having worked more than two decades in higher education,
Dr. Clevenger understands the importance of quality programs, academic standards and teaching methodologies, lifelong and hands-on learning, networking, research, and resource development. He has held various administrative, teaching, fundraising, and marketing positions. He was nominated as Outstanding New Faculty in 2015. He researchers, writes, and presents widely on issues of corporate citizenship, philanthropy, higher education, nonprofit management, ethics and entrepreneurship.