Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship

About Burton D. Morgan

Burton D MorganThe benefector of the Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park, Burton D. Morgan was a 1938 mechanical engineering graduate and awarded an honorary doctorate in management in 1992. An exemplar for entrepreneurship, Burton D. Morgan started 50 companies, six of which become major corporations including Morgan Adhesives, one of the world's largest makers of pressure-sensitive adhesives. He was president of Basic Search Co., an idea-development firm, and authored several books on the topic of entrepreneurship. In 1987 Burton D. Morgan provided an endowment to support Purdue's Annual Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition.

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About Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship

The Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship fosters the understanding and application of entrepreneurship with faculty and students across the Purdue campus and with stakeholders throughout the State.


1201 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2057

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