James T. Morris (BA '65)
Academy of Alumni Fellows 2001
Jim Morris is chairman and chief executive officer of IWC Resources Corp. and Indianapolis Water Company, a position he has held since 1989. Earlier in his career, he joined American Fletcher National Bank in Indianapolis, then moved to the mayor's office in 1967 and served Richard Lugar as administrative assistant and chief of staff. His career took him to Lilly Endowment in 1973, where he served as vice president of community development, executive vice president, and president.
Morris is founder and director of the Indiana Sports Corporation, which spearheaded strategy to promote Indianapolis as the 'Amateur Sports Capital of the World.'
Nationally, he serves on the board of governors of the American Red Cross and on the board of trustees of the YWCA and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He was appointed by President George Bush to serve on the Commission on Environment for the Americas.