LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY – Morris Industries, a 21st Century industrial group with holdings in the recycling sector, is pleased to announce that Nate Morris, Chairman, has been asked to join the Deanâ€™s Advisory Council (DAC) at the University of Kentuckyâ€™s Gatton College of Business and Economics.
â€œI am honored to join the Deanâ€™s Advisory Council. It is an honor to serve the Gatton College and work with Dean Blackwell to continue the schoolâ€™s legacy of academic excellence,â€ said Morris.
The DAC includes leading business executives from throughout the commonwealth and successful alumni at major corporations. DAC members provide advice and counsel to the Dean of the Gatton College. Members of the council include W. Rodney McMullen, President and CEO of The Kroger Co. and Paul Rooke, President and CEO of Lexmark International, Inc.
â€œWe are extremely pleased and grateful that Nate Morris has agreed to join the University of Kentuckyâ€™s Gatton College of Business and Economics Deanâ€™s Advisory Council,â€ said Dr. David W. Blackwell, Dean. â€œNateâ€™s business acumen and knowledge will greatly benefit our Council as we take Gatton College to the next level of excellence.â€
About the Gatton College of Business and Economics
The Gatton College of Business and Economics is a college of the University of Kentucky that was founded in 1925 and named in honor of Carol Martin â€œBillâ€ Gatton in 1996. The Gatton College of Business and Economics is focused on enriching peopleâ€™s lives by creating and disseminating intellectual capital through excellence in teaching, research and engagement. The Gatton Collegeâ€™s intellectual domains within the University are the intellectual disciplines of business and economics. Across these disciplines the College: expands knowledge through research scholarship and creative activity; facilitates learning, informed by scholarship and research; serves a global community by disseminating, sharing and applying knowledge; and promotes human and economic development that improves lives within Kentuckyâ€™s borders and beyond. To learn more about the Gatton College, please visit www.gatton.uky.edu.