Courtesy photo Morris Andrews pictured at the Wisconsin State Capitol building circa 1990s . Courtesy photo Morris Andrews pictured at the Wisconsin State Capitol building circa 1990s . More Madison Magazine
In an interview following his 1992 retirement as executive director of the Wisconsin Education Association Council, Morris Andrews was asked about his desired epitaph. Andrews replied: “He made some difference for public education.”
Indeed, Morris Andrews made some difference. Probably more than a difference, even his adversaries might agree.
Andrews, 83, who died Oct. 10 at UW Health University Hospital in Madison from a combination of cancer and a stroke, built WEAC into one of the nation’s leading teachers’ unions and