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A&M-Central Texas Presidential Search Committee Update

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Randy McCauley, Director of Marketing and Public Relations
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 20, 2010

A&M-CENTRAL TEXAS PRESIDENTIAL SEARCH COMMITTEE UPDATE

KILLEEN, Texas – The presidential search committee for Texas A&M University–Central Texas has announced that the screening of applications for the new leadership position will begin immediately.

“We have an excellent pool of candidates,” said Dr. Frank Ashley, vice chancellor for academic affairs for The Texas A&M University System, following a meeting of the committee Jan. 19. Ashley said the committee will meet again in two weeks to determine which candidates would be considered for off-site interviews in February.

The committee is scheduled to give its recommendation to the A&M System Board of Regents at the March 25-26 meeting.

The regents are expected to name an interim president Thursday during their regular meeting in College Station. The interim will serve until the new president takes office.

Members of the search committee include: 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, Military 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 State University-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 online, night and weekend classes.

For more information, call 254-519-5421 or log on to http://www.TAMUCT.org

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