Morgan Cutright promoted to law school assistant dean of admissions

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RALEIGH — Campbell Law School Dean J. Rich Leonard has announced that Morgan C. Cutright has been promoted to assistant dean of admissions effective July 1, 2020. 

Cutright has served as director of admissions since July 2019 and assistant director of admissions since September 2016.

“Morgan has had a tremendous impact on our recruitment efforts in a very short amount of time,” said Dean J. Rich Leonard. “Her dedication and innovative programming were instrumental in recruiting our current incoming class as well as two of our largest classes. I can think of no one better suited to continue to lead our next generation student engagement efforts.”

In her role, Cutright oversees the law school’s admissions process in its entirety, from prospective student interaction to application review and selection to financial aid, matriculation and orientation. She also represents Campbell Law at various community and professional recruitment events throughout the U.S.

Before joining Campbell Law School, Cutright was an admissions counselor at Savannah Law School in Georgia.

A native of North Carolina, Cutright earned her bachelor’s degree from N.C. State University and her JD from Savannah Law School. She is a member of the Southern Association of Pre-Law Advisors Communications Team and a member of Wake County BROADS, a networking group for influential women leaders to help emerging women leaders learn to influence and impact by providing connections within the community, political, and business arena. Cutright has also participated as an Emerging Leader through the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce program.


Since its founding in 1976, Campbell Law has developed lawyers who possess moral conviction, social compassion, and professional competence, and who view the law as a calling to serve others. Among its accolades, the school has been recognized by the American Bar Association (ABA) as having the nation’s top Professionalism Program and by the American Academy of Trial Lawyers for having the nation’s best Trial Advocacy Program. Campbell Law boasts more than 4,200 alumni, who make their home in nearly all 50 states and beyond. In 2019, Campbell Law celebrated 40 years of graduating legal leaders and 10 years of being located in a state-of-the-art facility in the heart of North Carolina’s Capital City.