Kenneth B. Morgan, Sr.

  • Position: Director of Emergency Management
  • Division: Office of the President
  • morgank@fvsu.edu

Ken Morgan is the director of emergency management at FVSU. In this role, he provides strategic leadership on emergency preparedness and response efforts, including education, training, and risk-prevention measures. He also serves as a lead liaison to various local, state, and federal emergency management agencies.

Morgan has over 25 years of experience in safety and law enforcement, including service as chief of police and director of campus safety at Fort Valley State University from 2009-2018.  Prior to this position, Morgan was a Special Agent III with the Georgia Bureau of Investigations where he served for 13 years.  As a special agent, he had the occasion to investigate Police Officer Involved Shootings and crimes involving public officials.

Chief Morgan is a former city councilman for the City of Milledgeville and former Baldwin County Georgia sheriff’s deputy. He is a certified law enforcement officer, police instructor and holds a State of Georgia Chief’s certification.  Chief Morgan and the Department of Campus Police and Safety were recognized by the University System of Georgia for outstanding contributions to the University System institutions in 2016. Morgan graduated from the University System of Georgia’s first Chief’s Leadership Initiative in January 2016.

Chief Morgan holds a Bachelor of Criminal Justice degree and a Master of Public Administration degree from Georgia College & State University.  He is also serves as an adjunct professor for the History, Geography, Political Science and Criminal Justice Department at FVSU.