Ura Munro LaMoreaux ’43
B.A., Denison University
M.A., University of Alabama
Ph.D., University of Alabama
Citation awarded June, 1994
Ura “Bunnie” Munro LaMoreaux is one of those remarkable women who successfully balance many careers simultaneously.
Following her graduation from Denison, she moved to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where she became both a student and administrator at the University of Alabama. There she received her master’s and Ph.D. and served as assistant dean of women, director of student aid, director of parent programs, and finally director of international student affairs. In the last post, she worked with Rotary International to build international student housing and was the organizer and one of the key officers in the support organization, Tuscaloosa for International Students, an activity she continues to the present.
Bunnie has also had an active business career. She serves as treasurer and director of P. E. LaMoreaux & Associates. She is president of an import and export business. She is known internationally through her work with the American Association of State Geologists and International Association of Hydrogeologists.
Her civic interests have included membership in the Druid City Hospital Foundation, the Tuscaloosa Symphony, Tuscaloosa Theater, and the presidency of Junior Welfare. During her presidency of this organization, she was instrumental in planning and establishing a summer camp for disabled children.
Bunnie and her husband, Phil, class of 1943, live in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and have raised three children, one of whom is a Denison alumna.