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Officers and Faculty

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Board of Regents

Name Residence Term Expires
Hon. Phil AdamsBryan2015
Hon. Anthony G. BuzbeeHouston2019
Hon. Morris Edwin FosterSalado2019
Hon. Elaine MendozaSan Antonio2017
Hon. Judy MorganTexarkana2017
Hon. Charles W. SchwartzHouston2019
Hon. James Schwertner, Jr.Schwertner2015
Hon. Cliff ThomasVictoria2017
Hon. John D. WhiteHouston2015
Hon. Nicholas MadereCollege Station2014


Name Dates
W. L. Mayo1889-1917
R. B. Binnion1917-1924
S. H. Whitley1924-1946
A. C. Ferguson1946-1947
James G. Gee1947-1966
D. Whitney Halladay1966-1972
F. Henderson McDowell1972-1982
Charles J. Austin1982-1986
Jerry D. Morris1987-1997
Keith D. McFarland1998-2008
Dan R. Jones2008-

Officers of the Administration and Special Administrative Services

Name Title
President of the University and Chief Executive OfficerDan R. Jones, Ph.D.
Chief of StaffAlicia Currin, B.B.A.
Athletic DirectorRyan Ivey, M.L.A.

Division of Academic Affairs

Name Title
Provost and Vice PresidentAdolfo Benavides, Ph.D.
Associate Provost and Vice President for Academic AffairsDan Edelman, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Humanities, Social Sciences and ArtsSalvatore Attardo, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Science, Engineering and AgricultureGrady Price Blount, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Business and EntrepreneurshipDale Funderburk, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Education and Human ServicesGail Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Provost for Research and Dean of Graduate StudiesArlene Horne, Ph.D.
Vice President for Global InitiativesKenneth Clinton, Ph.D.
Director, LibraryGregory Mitchell, M.L.S, MA

Division of Business and Administration

Name Title
Vice PresidentBob Brown, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Financial Services

Name Title
Associate Vice President for Business & AdministrationPaula Hanson, B.A.
ComptrollerKim Laird, C.P.A.
BursarCharles Robnett, M.B.A.

Employment Services

Name Title
Interim Human Resources OfficerBarbara Corvey, Ph.D.
Director, PayrollLisa Blackwell, B.B.A.

Facilities Management and Support Services

Name Title
Director, Risk ManagementJeffery McMurray, B.B.A.
Director, SafetyDerek Preas, B.A.A.S.

Emerging Financial Services

Name Title
DirectorCheryl Scott, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Division of Information Technology

Name Title
Chief Information OfficerTim Murphy, M.B.A
Director of InfrastructureJeff Faunce, B.S.
Director of Application SolutionsRay Buehne, M.S.
Director, Faculty Center for Teaching with TechnologyJulie McElhany, Ed.D.
Assistant Director, IT Support ServicesJalan Mayes, B.M.E.
Information Security OfficerStan Goodman, M.S.
IT Communications & Training ManagerLydia Harkey, M.Ed.

Institutional Effectiveness & Planning

Name Title
Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning and SACS LiaisonMarila Palmer, Ph.D.
Executive Director of Global LearningShonda Gibson, Ph.D.

University Police

Name Title
Chief, University Police DepartmentDonna Spinato, B.S.

Division of Institutional Advancement

Name Title
Vice President for Institutional AdvancementRandy VanDeven, P.E.
Director, Alumni RelationsDerryle Peace, M.S.
Interim, Executive DirectorLisa Martinez, M.S.
Director, Advancement ServicesStephanie Fiorisi, B.S.

Division of Student Access & Success

Name Title
Vice PresidentMary W. Hendrix, Ph.D.
Associate Vice PresidentSharon Johnson, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President and Dean of Campus Life and Student DevelopmentJohn Kaulfus, M.Ed.
Dean, Enrollment Management & RetentionStephanie Holley, M.Ed.
Director, Undergraduate AdmissionsJody Todhunter, M.S.
Director, Office of Financial Aid & ScholarshipsMaria Ramos, B.A.
Dean, Honors CollegeRay Green, Ph.D.
RegistrarPaige Bussell, M.B.A.
Director, Student Assessment and EvaluationWendy Gruver, M.S.
Director, Counseling CenterLinda Clinton, Ed.D.
Director, Morris Recreation CenterRick Rosenstengle, M.S.E.
Director, Career ServicesTina Boitnott, M.S., LPC, MCC
Director, Residential Living & LearningDennis Koch, M.Ed.
Director, Clarence G. Allen Student Health Center
Director, Children’s Learning CenterLisa Rhoades, M.Ed
Assistant Dean of Campus Life and Student DevelopmentRobert Dotson, M.S.
Coordinator, New Student OrientationKelly Smith, M.S.
Coordinator, Academic Success CenterJodi Oelrich, B.S.
Director, Rayburn Student CenterWendy Morgan, M.S.
Coordinator, A&M-Commerce at RockwallWayne Grabow, M.Ed.
Director of Leadership, Engagement & DevelopmentDanielle Davis, M.Ed.
Coordinator, Greek LifeZachary Shirley, M.S.
Director, Trio ProgramsVeronica Reed, M.S.
Coordinator, Disability Resources and ServicesRebecca Tuerk, M.Ed.
Director, Summer Camps & Conferences, UILSarah White, M.S.
Coordinator, Community College OutreachBrandon Crutchfield, B.A.
Director Mesquite PartnershipRussell Blanchett M.B.E
Director Navarro College PartnershipJeanetta Grace, M.Ed
Director of Hispanic Outreach & Student ProgramsLuis Franco, M.S.
Dean, University CollegeRicky Dobbs, Ph.D.

Regents Professors

Date(s) Name
1995Dr. Dev R. Chopra, Professor, Physics
1995 & 1997Dr. James A. Grimshaw, Professor, Literature and Languages
2000Dr. Augustine C. Arize, Professor, Business Administration and Management Information Systems
2003Dr. Kenneth R. Ashley, Professor, Chemistry
2005Dr. Wayne Linek, Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
2008Dr. Theodore Hansen, Music
2009Dr. Stuart Anderson, Professor, Mathematics
2010Dr. Edgar J. Manton, Professor, Business Administration & MIS
2011Dr. R. N. Singh, Professor, Sociology & Criminal Justice
2012Dr. Bao-An Li, Professor, Physics and Astronomy

Mayo Professors

Date(s) Name
2000Dr. Ann Moseley, Literature and Languages
2005Dr. Richard Fulkerson, Literature and Languages
2010Dr. David Brown, Curriculum and Instruction
2013Dr. Mildred Pryor, Marketing and Management

Professor Emeriti

Date(s) Name
1984Dr. Paul H. Roosevelt, Professor, Speech and Hearing
1984Dr. Bradley Stuart Chilton, Professor, Educational Administration
1987Dr. William L. Dorries, Professor, Economics
1994Dr. Dorys C. Grover, Professor, Literature and Languages
1994Dr. Johnye C. Sturcken, Professor, Literature and Languages
1995Dr. Roger K. Arnold, Professor, Agricultural Sciences
1995Dr. Paul Johnson, Professor, Counseling and Guidance
1995Dr. Kenton E. Ross, Professor, Accounting
1996Dr. Mamie Hafner, Professor, Literature and Languages
1997Dr. Dorothy Ingram, Professor, Health, Kinesiology and Sports Studies
1998Dr. Robert M. Noe, Professor, Marketing and Management
1998Dr. Dale Bedgood, Professor, Mathematics
1998Dr. Frank Lutz, Professor, Educational Administration
1999Dr. Donald R. Hakala, Professor, Finance
1999Dr. Suzanne McCall, Professor, Marketing and Management
1999Dr. Donald Reynolds, Professor, History
1999Dr. John Lamb, Jr., Professor, Mathematics
2000Dr. Glenn Fournet, Professor, Psychology
2000Dr. A. Lynn Turner, Professor, Educational Administration
2000Dr. Max E. Jobe, Professor, Educational Administration
2000Dr. Harry E. Wade, Professor, History
2000Mr. Joe Fred Cox, Assistant Professor, History
2001Dr. Maximino Plata, Professor, Psychology and Special Education
2004Dr. Fred Tarpley, Professor, Literature and Languages
2004Dr. Jerry B. Hutton, Professor, Psychology and Special Education
2004Dr. Edward H. Seifert, Professor, Educational Administration
2004Dr. Ruth Ann Stephens, Professor, Educational Administration
2005Dr. Morag Harris, Associate Professor, Counseling
2006Ms. Georgia Anne Bomar, Associate Professor, Theatre
2007Dr. James A. Grimshaw, Jr., Professor, Literature and Languages
2007Dr. Wendell Edwards, Professor, Accounting
2007Dr. Charles Elliott, Professor, Political Science
2007Dr. Charles Embry, Professor, Political Science
2008Dr. W.R. Ogden, Professor, Educational Leadership
2008Dr. Dev Chopra, Professor, Physics
2009Dr. Paul Zelhart, Professor, Psychology
2009Dr. Maria dos Santos, Professor, Literature and Languages
2009Dr. Ann Moseley, Professor, Literature and Languages
2009Dr. Jim Reynolds, Professor, Literature and Languages
2009Dr. Richard Tuerk, Professor, Literature and Languages
2009Dr. Bobby Carmichael, Professor, Accounting
2009Dr. Richard Fulkerson, Professor, Literature and Languages
2011Dr. Susan Espinoza, Professor, Educational Leadership *
2011Dr. James A. (Jim) Vornberg, Professor, Educational Leadership
2012Dr. Jon Jonz, Professor, English
2012Dr. Harry Fullwood, Professor, Psychology and Special Education
2012Dr. Dayle Yeager, Professor, Engineering and Technology
2012Dr. Richard Lampe, Professor, Counseling
2012Dr. Ruth Ann White, Professor, Counseling
2013Dr. Ben Doughty, Professor, Physics and Astronomy


Posthumous designation

Other Emeriti

Date(s) Name
1995Dr. Trezzie A. Pressley, Dean Emeritus, College of Business and Technology
2002Dr. Donald R. Coker, Provost Emeritus
2007Dr. W. Joseph Webber, Dean of Students Emeritus
2007Dr. Vicki T. Davis, Associate Professor of Home Economics and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Emeritus
2008Dr. Keith McFarland, President Emeritus
2011Dr. James Conrad, Archivist Emeritus