Kizzy Morris

University Provost & Chief Academic Officer at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania

2020 AACRAO Elections - Nominations and Elections Committee Candidate

Kizzy Morris, Provost and Chief Academic Officer at Cheyney University has over 23 years of progressive higher education experience in academic administration, admissions, financial aid, student billing, registrar, placement testing, institutional research, and IT systems coordination. Kizzy’s student-centered philosophy is the driver for her work with different institutions on enrollment services, student success pathways, and employee and faculty professional development.

Throughout her career, Kizzy has been a member and officer of several professional organizations, often presenting at conferences throughout the US on topics such as student services, enrollment management, financial aid, student information systems and career development. With AACRAO, she serves on the Black Caucus and the Professional & Staff Development Committee and has co-taught Registrar 101. Her current research emphasis is on mentorship where she is leading the effort to create a Mentorship Toolkit as part of a statewide diversity consortium focused on education.

Kizzy holds a Master's degree in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems from Bellevue University, where she graduated with honors. She is pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership in Higher Education from Capella University.

If elected, she intends to work with the Nominations and Elections Committee to establish and promote different membership outreach efforts that will encourage participation in the Association, and ensure that your membership voice is heard and meaningful through representation of officers.