Morgan Thomas Harried, Assistant General Counsel

Morgan Thomas Harried ’13, Political Science is a licensed attorney in Maryland. Morgan has been serving in the role of Assistant General Counsel since 2017. Her higher education experience includes conducting investigations into allegations of protected class harassment and discrimination, advising in research misconduct investigations, contracts, issues of university compliance, and policy review. Morgan’s work has largely surrounded Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, the Clery Act, FERPA, and other laws that apply in the higher education context. She has developed and delivered training to students, faculty, and staff related to Title VI, Title VII, and Title IX matters. Morgan is also a well-trained and experienced mediator and restorative justice practitioner and facilitated the resolution of numerous conflicts and disputes in past roles.

Morgan has served as an expert adviser to campus task forces and working groups and she is also the University’s chief Maryland Public Information Act officer. Morgan also serves as the Campus Classification Officer, overseeing the University’s in-state residency petition process. Morgan assists with representing UMBC before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office for Civil Rights, the Maryland Higher Education Commission, and other administrative agencies.

Morgan holds a Bachelor of Arts from UMBC, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law.