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Charles McCrary, Rev. Bill Morgan elected to Birmingham-Southern Board of Trustees

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-Charles D. McCrary and Rev. William B. "Bill" Morgan Jr., both of Vestavia Hills, are the newest members of the Birmingham-Southern College Board of Trustees.

McCrary, president and chief executive officer of Alabama Power Co., and Morgan, superintendent of the Birmingham-East District of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church, were elected during the group's

annual spring meeting on campus in May.

McCrary was named president of Alabama Power in April 2001 and elected CEO in October of that year. He has served the Southern Co. system since 1973 in such positions as president of Southern Company Generation and Energy

Marketing, Southern Power Co., and Southern Electric Railroad Co. Inc., among others. He received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn University and a law degree from Birmingham School of Law.

Morgan, a 1970 Birmingham-Southern graduate who also was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from the college, has served the church

Charles McCary
in his current capacity since 1999 and oversees some 50 area churches. Prior to this, he served United Methodist churches in Tuscaloosa, Athens, and

Rev. Bill Morgan

Decatur, among other places. He received master of divinity and doctor of ministry degrees from Vanderbilt University.

W. Michael Atchison of Mountain Brook, partner and attorney with Starnes & Atchison and a 1965 BSC graduate, continues as chairman of the board for the 2002-03 year. James T. Stephens of Mountain Brookpresident of EBSCO Industries Inc., was re-elected vice chairman; Katherine M. McTyeire of Mountain Brook, president and chief executive officer of Iron Art Inc. and a 1941 BSC graduate, was re-elected secretary;and Dr. Jerry E. Sisson of Trussville, recently retired as superintendent of the Birmingham-West District of the North Alabama Conference of The United Methodist Church and a 1958 BSC graduate, was re-electedas chairman of the board's Executive Committee.

Rev. Robert W. "Bob" Gunn of Hoover, senior minister of Birmingham's East Lake United Methodist Church and a 1960 BSC graduate, was elected to life membership on the board.


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