Dick Morrow's Retirement Celebration

Please join Antioch University Santa Barbara in the celebration of Dr. Dick Morrow’s retirement. Dick has been a Core Faculty member in the B.A. program for the past 23 years and chair of the BA program for the last three years before retiring in June of 2010. A reception will be held in his honor on Tuesday, September 14, 4-6:30PM at AUSB. Please RSVP to alumni.ausb@antioch.edu if you would like to attend this special event, or call Kristine Schwarz with any questions at 805.962.8179 ext. 171.

Dick Morrow was born in 1940 in Nigeria to missionary parents. He received his early education in Nigeria before moving to Collingwood, Ontario, Canada.  In 1957 he moved to Minneapolis and attended Northwestern College majoring in Speech and Drama and Broadcasting. He received his Masters degree from the University of Minnesota in Speech and Education and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in Rhetoric and Public Address with cognate fields of study in Broadcasting and Philosophy. In 1969 he moved to Santa Barbara to accept a position at Westmont College.  After three years at Westmont he became the manager of a bookstore, a high school teacher, a private school administrator, an unemployed house painter and a special education aide before coming to Antioch in 1987.

Dick is currently teaching at AUSB and supervising the Antioch programs at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria. He also holds a part-time position as the Music Director at a local church and enjoys reading, gardening, walking and bike riding.  He and his wife of 41 years have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

Congratulations and many thanks for your service to Antioch University and your students!