Robert J. Morris | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 4 | p. 37 | Obituaries
Issue Date: January 23, 2017

Robert J. Morris

Department: ACS News
Keywords: obituaries, ACS news

Robert J. Morris, 53, died on Nov. 28, 2016, in Muncie, Ind.

“After completing a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley, Bob returned to his alma mater, Ball State University, as an assistant professor. Bob was tenured and later became chair of the chemistry department. After several years as chair, he accepted a position as associate provost for research and dean of the graduate school at Ball State University.”—Robert Sammelson, colleague at Ball State University

Most recent title: acting provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, Ball State University

Education: B.S., chemistry, Ball State University, 1986; Ph.D., inorganic chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1990

Survivors: wife, Sandy; daughter, Chelsea; and son, Jacob


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