Lynn M. Morton

Lynn M. Morton, Ph.D., was recently named the eighth president of Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C. Morton is the first woman to hold the post and spent more than 25 years at Queens University of Charlotte before accepting her new position. There, she served as provost and later as vice president for academic affairs. She holds degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, the University of Nevada at Reno and the University of South Carolina, where she earned a Ph.D. in Renaissance literature.