He transferred to the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, in the United States, which he much preferred and where he read American History and Literature.In 1938 he became the college's first graduate from England since the American Revolution."Professor Jaeger engaged in a variety of inappropriate and unprofessional sexual or sexualized behaviors in his interactions with students," Senate Co-Chairs Mary Jane Curry and Kevin Mc Farland wrote in an email to the faculty senate that was obtained by ."These behaviors had predictable and harmful impact on students." Jaeger, who was hired at Rochester in 2007 at the age of 31, is accused of having inappropriate relationships with multiple students, of creating a climate of sexual harassment within the brain and cognitive sciences department, and essentially of being a serial predator. student Celeste Kidd, said he constantly made her feel uncomfortable.When it was pointed out that these accusations of spoiled privilege could hardly be levelled at Christ's Hospital, the aggressor replied: "Christ's Hospital I despise and fear more than I despise Eton or fear Winchester.Eton and Winchester merely perpetuate privilege; Christ's Hospital creates it."But when Morpurgo wanted to send his own sons there, he was told that he had too much money.It was in 1955, while he was working as an editor at Penguin Books, that Morpurgo answered an advertisement in The Times which read: "Director required for national cultural institution." The position turned out to be with the National Book League (now called the Book Trust), and he was appointed Director-General.
He won a place at Christ's Hospital, which had been founded by King Edward VI for poor children.
He was an occasional book reviewer for The Daily Telegraph.
Jack Morpurgo married, in 1946, Catherine Noel Kippe, who died in 1993. The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
He also worked for the Nuffield Foundation, and appeared on the BBC radio programme Transatlantic Quiz.
From 1950 onwards Morpurgo held visiting professorships at universities all over the world, including Michigan State, Geneva and Berlin.