Laurence C. Morse (B.A. '73)
Board of Trustees
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fairview Capital
Chairman, Howard University Board of Trustees
Dr. Laurence C. Morse has been a member of the Howard University Board of Trustees since 2014. He assumed the chairmanship on July 1, 2020, having served as a vice chair since July 1, 2019. Dr. Morse is a co-founder and managing partner at Fairview Capital Partners, a private equity investment management firm. Prior to co-founding Fairview, Dr. Morse held positions with TSG Ventures, Equico Capital Corporation and UNC Ventures. He serves on the advisory boards of a number of venture capital and private equity partnerships, including U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), Battery Ventures, GenNx360 Capital Partners, Sierra Ventures and Trinity Ventures. Dr. Morse is a member of the board of directors of Webster Financial Corporation (NYSE: WBS) and the Board of Trustees of Harris Associates Investment Trust (The Oakmark Mutual Funds). He is a former member of the board of trustees of Princeton University, and served three terms on the board of the Princeton University Investment Company (PRINCO).