Morgan Waller '16, '18Morgan portrait

Public Relations/Public Administration
Burnham, Ill.

Morgan is a young emerging executive with S&P Global who earned a bachelor's degree in public relations in 2016 and a master's degree in public administration (MPA) in 2018. She was recently elected by the community to serve as the youngest and only African American woman on the school board for Thornton Fractional School District 215. Waller serves as chair of the equity committee working to bring fairness to the district. She was also appointed as the membership director for the Chicago chapter of the National Black MBA Association and accepted a prestigious award as Top 100 Emerging Leader Award for 2019 for Diversity MBA Magazine.

Morgan is empowered to serve on the board of the NMU Alumni Association to help students engage and build connections by staying informed. In addition, she brings a unique perspective to help others understand the deeper meaning of diversity and inclusion through the work of an equity lens. What makes Morgan unique is her ambition and drive to challenge the status quo.