Department of Marketing and Public Relations
1901 S. Clear Creek Road, Killeen, Texas 76549
Randy McCauley, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2009
A&M–CENTRAL TEXAS BEGINS SEARCH FOR PRESIDENT
KILLEEN, Texas – The presidential search committee for Texas A&M University–Central Texas has been selected and will begin its search immediately. The committee serves as an advisory council to The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, which will select the inaugural president. The committee is scheduled to present its nominations to the board at its regular meeting March 25-26, 2010.
“The search committee is seeking the very best candidate to lead this new university and build a successful institution from the ground up,” said Dr. Frank Ashley, Vice Chancellor of The Texas A&M University System. “The opportunity to mold A&M-Central Texas should attract a diverse pool of qualified applicants. I am confident we will find a leader that understands the Central Texas community and will cultivate a university dedicated to the excellence of teaching, service and scholarship.” Members of the search committee include: Dr. Frank Ashley, Chair; Phil Adams, Regent; Jim Schwertner, Regent; Dr. Jerry Jones, Division of Arts and Sciences; Dr. Steve McNett, Division of Business; Dr. Ann Farris, Division of Education, Psychology, and Counseling; Dr. Steve Vitucci, Division Director; Sarina Swindell, staff representative; Karen Gilbert, staff representative; Charles Kincaid, undergraduate student representative; Tanya Blenden, graduate student representative; Gen. Pete Taylor, TAMUCT Foundation representative; and Brenda Coley, community representative.
ABOUT TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY – CENTRAL TEXAS
Texas A&M University-Central Texas was born in the spirit of community cooperation on September 1, 1999 as Tarleton-Central Texas and became a stand-alone university on May 27, 2009 as a member of The Texas A&M University System. A&M-Central Texas is an upper-level institution offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees. The University provides a wide range of flexible course schedules, including on-line, night and weekend classes.
For more information, call 254-519-5421 or log on to http://www.TAMUCT.org.
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