Thomas A. Morrison
- Vice President, Capital Planning and Facilities
Phone: (812) 855-6992
morrisot[at]indiana [dot] edu
In 2009, Dr. Thomas A. Morrison was appointed as Indiana University's first Vice President for Capital Planning and Facilities. In this position, Tom Morrison serves as IU's chief capital, facilities, planning, and real estate officer overseeing all facility related operations, acquisitions, and capital projects. Previously, Morrison served as Indiana University's chief liaison and representative to the Indiana General Assembly and other State agencies as Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and State Relations. He continues to serve as a liaison to State and Federal agencies for all capital related items.
At IU, Morrison maintains responsibility for the physical infrastructure and development on IU's seven campuses encompassing real estate portfolio of over 800 buildings at a value of over $7 .5 billion. He has overseen planning and construction expenditures exceeding $1.5 billion at IU and the completion of numerous new major capital and renovation projects. These include the IUB Cyberinfrastructure Building; IUB Multi-Disciplinary Science Building II; IUB Cinema and Theater; IUB Union Street Center and Rose A venue Housing; the Memorial Stadium North Endzone addition; IUB Bart Kaufman and Andy Mohr Fields, IUB Kelley School of Business Hodge Hall, IUB Global and International Studies Building, IUPUI Walther Hall; IUPUI Science and Engineering Laboratory Building, IU School of Medicine Neurosciences Research Building, IUPUI Gateway Garage; and IUSB Harper Hall and Education and Arts Building.
Prior to coming to Indiana University, Tom was Ball State University's Associate Vice President for Business Affairs, where he had been at the 18,000-student school for 17 years. In addition to representing Ball State in several legislative sessions, he held a wide variety of other administrative responsibilities including serving as the university's interim chief financial and administrative officer. Through his years at Ball State, Morrison held responsibility for facilities management and strategic planning, development of capital budgets, government relations, auxiliary services, and human resources. He was involved in projects that included the Art and Journalism Building, Music Instruction Building, the Letterman Communication Media Building, the boiler and chiller plant renovation and central campus renovation project. Tom also was instrumental in procuring several federally funded projects, including the McKinley/Riverside A venue reconstruction project.
Before Ball State University, Morrison was assistant director for intramural-recreational sports and facilities manager for intercollegiate athletics at the University of Virginia.
Tom Morrison holds a doctorate in higher education administration from Ball State University, a master's degree from the University of Maryland and a bachelor's degree from the University of Denver.