Archive for September, 2017

Terry Morrow Retirement Announced

Professor Terry Morrow will be retiring from the School of Art and Texas Tech University effective June 1, 2018.  He joined the (then) Department of Art in the fall of 1968 as an Assistant Professor, teaching undergraduate and graduate students.  Among his many administrative roles he has assisted with the ongoing development of the Printmaking Area and served as Assistant Chair, Chair, and Director of the School of Art.

As part of the TTU community Professor Morrow has been a member of many significant Department/School, College, and University-wide committees, including the committees to develop the BFA, MFA, and BA in Studio Art degree programs and to form and establish the CVPA (College of Visual and Performing Arts.)  Throughout his career he has mentored faculty through the Tenure and Promotion process and continues to enrich the community with his institutional knowledge.

As part of the broader academic community, Professor Morrow served as a member, President, and Past-President of TASA (Texas Association of Schools of Art) from 1992-1996, and was a member of NCAA (the National Council of Art Administrators) and SGCI (Southern Graphics Council International.)  In addition, he was an active member and site-evaluator for NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design) for more than 20 years.

Generous with his time, in 1980 Professor Morrow secured financial support from the Lubbock Junior League and the Helen Jones Foundation to found the Saturday Morning Art Project, and then served as its volunteer Teacher/Director until 2004.  Further, he has conducted workshops and presentations for many schools and organizations at the local, regional, and national level, and he volunteered to teach the Junction Center class for talented high school students for a number of years.