Judith Morris is a passionate and innovative academic leader with more than 30 years of experience working in post-secondary education. For the past five years, Morris has served as the President & CEO of Lambton College, helping to establish the College as a global leader in research, education and innovation. Under her management, Lambton College’s enrolment has grown significantly, with Morris leading the charge in the development of programs designed to diversify the student body and increase employment outcomes for graduates. A strong advocate for experiential learning opportunities for students, Morris has been instrumental in linking industry and education through college collaborations with businesses and industry. She also successfully campaigned all levels of government to help fund a new campus Health & Research Centre, which is expected to be completed in 2018. Morris hails from Northern Ontario, where she got her start working as a supervisor for a group home for people with developmental handicaps. Shortly after, she landed a faculty position at Sault College, and was named Dean of Continuous Learning in 1996, a position she held for eight years before assuming the role of Vice President, Academic at Lambton College. As a leader, Morris is known for fostering innovation and entrepreneurship among faculty, staff, and students, and is a vocal champion for equality and accessibility in education. She’s also actively involved in various community initiatives such as the Rotary Club of Sarnia, Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership, Western Research Park Board, and Bio-Industrial Canada. In addition to being a member of various College Ontario committees, Morris also co-chairs the eCampusOntario Consortium, and sits on MTCU’s Labour Market Committee, the Committee of Presidents, and the Provincial Executive Compensation Framework Development Committee. Morris holds a M.A. in Adult and Continuing Education, a B.Ed Specialist in Special Education and an Hon. B.A. in Sociology.