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Perry Moore, Ph.D.

As the Texas State University System’s chief academic officer, Dr. Perry Moore oversees academic program planning and review, curriculum development, and academic standards and policies for the System and its eight component institutions.

Dr. Moore joined the Texas State University System office in July 2011 after serving as provost at Texas State University-San Marcos. In this role, he oversaw significant growth in the university’s enrollment, programs, and faculty. Under Dr. Moore’s leadership, the university developed many new graduate programs, as well as new schools of engineering and nursing.

Before becoming provost at Texas State University-San Marcos, Dr. Moore was provost and senior vice president at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, where he oversaw all divisions of the university. He is a native Texan, with B.A. and M.A. degrees in government from Midwestern State University and a Ph.D. in government from the University of Texas at Austin. Moore and his wife, Marianne, reside in San Marcos.