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Chancellor McCall's Statement on Departure of LIT President Lonnie Howard (2/24/22)


(AUSTIN) – Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall issued the following statement regarding Lamar Institute of Technology President Lonnie Howard’s decision to step down as president in July 2022:

“Dr. Howard has made a remarkable impact on Lamar Institute of Technology, achieving six consecutive years of enrollment growth, improving the institute’s financial position, and finding new ways to positively impact lives and the economy in Southeast Texas. I am grateful for Dr. Howard’s service to LIT and the Texas State University System, and I wish him well in the next chapter of his career.”

TSUS will provide additional information about the LIT presidential search process in the coming weeks.