The Chancellor of the University of Divinity, Dr Graeme L Blackman AO, awarded the University’s Distinguished Service Medal to Major Gregory Morgan at a graduation ceremony held on Friday 30 November 2018 at Immanuel College Chapel, in Novar Gardens, Adelaide. The award is made in recognition of Major Morgan’s distinguished service to the University of Divinity as a leader, missiologist, author and teacher.
In presenting the award, the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Sherlock, praised Major Morgan’s service to the University represented in the creation of Eva Burrows College as the National College for the Salvation Army in Australia within the University of Divinity.
The citation for his award reads:
Major Gregory Morgan has rendered distinguished service to the University of Divinity as a leader, missiologist, author and teacher. He was instrumental in establishing the original collegiate relationship between the Salvation Army and the University of Divinity. He served as the National Training Principal and Head of Eva Burrows College, the Salvation Army’s National College and as such provided a valuable contribution to the University Executive. Major Morgan provided significant leadership in the coming together of Booth College and Catherine Booth College to form a new National education and training service for The Salvation Army in Australia and the subsequent collegiate relationship of Eva Burrows College with the University. His legacy is evident in the continuing strong relationship between the University, Eva Burrows College and the Salvation Army.
At the ceremony, Major Morgan addressed the new graduates, encouraging them to be “ambassadors for Christ”.Read the Graduation Address