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Bethlehem, New Hampshire
Morgan New Head Of White Mountain School
Director of Communications
October 31, 2006
Ruth H. Cook of Franconia, Chair of the White Mountain Board of Trustees, announced Tuesday, October 31, 2006, that Brian G. Morgan, Head of The Putney School (VT) since 1995, has been appointed the fourteenth Head of School at White Mountain. Morgan will assume his new position July 1, 2007.
Morgan earned his B.A. (with Honours) and M.A. from King's College, University of Cambridge (UK) and studied further in France and Russia. From 1969 until he assumed the headship of Putney, he taught French and Russian at Phillips Exeter Academy (NH) and directed their summer school from 1988. He is currently Vice-President of the Independent Schools Association of Northern New England and a member of the vestry of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Brattleboro, VT. A year ago, he chaired the New England Association of Schools and Colleges committee, which recommended the extension of White Mountain's accreditation. He'll be joined at White Mountain by his wife, Dr. Joyce Vining Morgan, currently College Counselor at Putney.
Morgan's appointment concluded a national search by White Mountain's Board of Trustees. In her announcement, Ruth Cook thanked the Search Committee as well as consultant support for their dedication to the process. Cook also noted that the pool of strong candidates allowed White Mountain to select a proven leader with "a passion for small, progressive independent schools and a record of accomplishments."
About White Mountain School:
The White Mountain School is an independent, secondary boarding school preparing young people for rigorous college studies and life beyond formal academics. By providing an environment of challenging academics and co-curricular activities within a small coeducational community of 100 students in grades 9-12/PG, WMS helps to encourage responsible and active young adults.
It is the mission of WMS to prepare young people for rigorous college studies and for life beyond formal academics by helping them learn who they are, how they contribute to their communities, and how they can become responsible citizens of the changing planet.
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