Dr. W. Morgan Patterson, former president (1980-81) and long-time member of the Baptist History & Heritage Society, died November 19 at his home in Novato, California, at age 85. He had been treated for pancreatic cancer. He was assistant professor of church history at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1956-1959) and the director of graduate studies in the School of Theology and the David T. Porter Professor of Church History at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (1959-1976). He also served as dean of academic affairs at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary (1976-1984). From 1984 to 1991 he was the 22nd president of Georgetown College. More recently, he was Scholar in Residence at Campbellsville University. Via Bruce Gourley.
Sad News, The Death of Morgan Patterson