Matthew D. Morris


Vice President Administrative Services
Role: Staff
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Vice President Administrative Services
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897




  • MBA, 2001, Missouri State University
  • BBA, 1998, Pittsburg State University


  • Certified Public Manager, Management Development Institute, 2011

Professional experience

  • Vice President for Administrative Services, Missouri State University, 2015-present
  • Associate Vice President for Administrative and Information Services, 2012-2015
  • Director of Business and Support Services, Missouri State University-West Plains, 2006-2012
  • Assistant Director for Facilities and Operations, Missouri State University, 2001-2006
  • Residence Hall Director, Missouri State University, 1999-2002

Research and professional interests

University experience

  • Executive Budget Committee, 2015-present
  • Bear Connection Mentoring Program, Mentor, 2014-present
  • International Friends of Missouri State, Host Family, 2013-present
  • Legislative Team, Missouri State University, 2013-present
  • Bear Crew, Missouri State University, 2012-present
  • House Calls Program, Missouri State University, 2012-present
  • Sustainability Advisory Committee, 2012-present; Co-Chairperson, 2015-present
  • Administrative Budget Committee, 2012-present; Chairperson, 2016-present
  • University Space Allocation Advisory Committee, 2012-present
  • Health Care Plans and Benefits Review Committee, 2012-present
  • Environmental Management Policy Panel, 2006-present
  • University Staff Ambassadors, 2003-present

Community service

  • Ozark Greenways, Board of Directors, 2019-present; Vice President 2022-present
  • City Utilities Citizens' Advisory Council, 2015-present; Vice Chair, 2021-present
  • Leadership Springfield, Class 30 Graduate/Member, 2014-present
  • Public Entities’ Diversity Initiative, 2013-present
  • Governmental Relations Committee, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 2013-present
  • North Point Church, First Impressions Team and Give Back Participant, 2012-present
  • Springfield Contractors Association, 2012-present
  • Leadership Missouri, 2022-present

Awards and honors

  • The Network, Springfield Chamber of Commerce, 2015 Young Professional of the Year

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