Peggy Morrison Outon Asst VP for Community Engagement & Leadership Development, Robert Morris University
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Peggy Morrison Outon is the founding Executive Director of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management and the Covestro Center for Community Engagement at Robert Morris University. Peggy has over three decades’ experience in the nonprofit sector, personally serving more than 800 nonprofit organizations. As a volunteer, she has served on 34 boards—8 as president, including chairing the founding national board of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management. She also served as a founding member of the Drucker Foundation’s international training team. Her pay equity research, 74%: Exploring the Lives of Women in Nonprofits, has attracted national attention, resulting in more than seven million media impressions on the project, including an Op-Ed on April 2015 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Her most recent research, What Now: How will the impending retirement of nonprofit leaders change the sector?, has been cited in national publications and intends to affect the thinking of community leaders as they plan.
The Bayer Center has served as a national model, studied by capacity building organizations from Texas to Michigan. She has been named by a leading national publication for nonprofit management to The Nonprofit Times Top 50 for Power and Influence. She has also been named the Pearl of Excellence by the Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania, honored as a Woman of Achievement by the Cribs for Kids/SIDS International annual dinner and March 22, 2011 was designated by the Pittsburgh City Council as Peggy Morrison Outon Day in Pittsburgh, in recognition of her commitment to the nonprofit sector.
Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University
founding Executive Director
Robert Morris University
Asst VP for Community Engagement & Leadership Development