The Texas State University System and Sul Ross State University have announced a $33.1 million investment in new and improved educational facilities in the Middle Rio Grande Region, including an estimated $30 million to construct a new multi-purpose education building in Eagle Pass.
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System has confirmed Sidney E. Valentine, Ph.D., as president of Lamar Institute of Technology in Beaumont. Dr. Valentine was named sole finalist for the position last month following a national search.
The Texas State University System Foundation has announced winners of the 2022 Regents’ Professor, Teacher, Staff Excellence, and Student Scholar Awards. The names of successful nominees were announced at the TSUS Board of Regents meeting in Austin.
Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall has selected Sidney E. Valentine, Ph.D., as sole finalist in the Lamar Institute of Technology presidential search. Dr. Valentine currently serves as vice president for academic affairs and student services at South Florida State College.
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Gabriel Webb, a chemistry major at Texas State University, as student regent for the 2022-23 term. Mr. Webb is one of eight student regents appointed to the governing boards of Texas’ public university systems and independent universities.
The Texas State University System and Harmony Public Schools have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish and expand collaborative efforts aimed at supporting HPS graduates as they apply to, advance in, and graduate from a TSUS member institution.
Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall has appointed Carlos Hernandez, Ed.D., interim president of Sul Ross State University. Dr. Hernandez, who has served since 2014 as chief financial officer and senior vice president for operations at Sam Houston State University, will assume office on June 4, 2022.
The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System has confirmed Kelly R. Damphousse, Ph.D., as the 10th president of Texas State University. The unanimous vote occurred during a special called meeting of the board today. Dr. Damphousse was named sole finalist for the position last month following a national search.
Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall has selected Kelly R. Damphousse, Ph.D., as sole finalist in the Texas State University presidential search. Dr. Damphousse currently serves as chancellor and CEO of Arkansas State University.
Texas State University System Board of Regents Chairman Duke Austin has appointed an Advisory Search Committee to begin the search for the next president of Lamar Institute of Technology. Committee members represent a cross-section of the Beaumont and LIT campus communities.
“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."
The Texas State University System Board of Regents today formally recognized faculty members from Sam Houston State University and Texas State University with the Regents’ Teacher Award. Regents' Teachers are selected based on their outstanding performance as educators, contributions to the development of courses, and use of innovative teaching methods.
The Texas State University System has received more than $60 million in state support for Sul Ross State University, including an historic investment of more than $59 million for capital projects in the university’s two service regions.
The Texas State University System Administration has begun the process of identifying potential candidates to serve as interim president of Sul Ross State University upon President Pete Gallego’s departure at the end of the spring semester.