Board of Trustees

Xavier University of Louisiana

President and Chief Executive Officer
The National Urban League

Mr. Morial joined the Board in 2013.  He is Chief Executive Officer of the National Urban League, a position he has held since 2003.

Mr. Morial has compiled a successful career as an entrepreneur, lawyer, professor, legislator, and city administrator.  A two-year term mayor of the City of New Orleans, he started several successful small businesses, including an apparel wholesale company, a special events company and a janitorial company.  He has served as a state legislator and an adjunct faculty member at Xavier, which awarded him an honorary degree of Laws in 2002.

Mr. Morial received a B.A. degree in Economics and African American Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Board of Trustees