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Gov. Perry appoints three to TWU Board of Regents
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Sue S. Bancroft of Argyle, Lola
Chriss of Rowlett and Ann Scanlon McGinity of Pearland to
the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents. They
will serve on the TWU governing board until Feb. 1, 2015.
my fellow regents in welcoming the new regents to the board,”
said Harry L. Crumpacker II, Chair and Presiding Officer of
the TWU Board of Regents. “I look forward to working
together as we continue to grow and thrive as an education
leader in Texas.”
are so important to the success of this university,”
TWU Chancellor and President Dr. Ann Stuart said. “As
leaders in their professions and in their communities, the
new regents’ value to the board will be immeasurable
as we continue to provide Texas with graduates who meet the
state’s critical workforce needs.”
Sue S. Bancroft
is the president of the Festival Ballet of North Texas and
is a member of the Greater Denton Arts Guild, Musicians Union
and the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Advisory Board. She
also has served as the president of the Argyle Independent
School District Board and Texas Winds Musical Outreach. A
retired University of North Texas music professor, Ms. Bancroft
received her bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan
University, a master’s degree from the University of
Michigan and an honorary doctorate from Central Michigan University.
She replaces Mr. Crumpacker, who was reappointed to fill the
unexpired term of former TWU regent Sharon Venable.
and Chancellor Stuart are leading the way in helping Texas
meet its higher education needs for this century,” Ms.
Bancroft said. “I look forward to helping this excellent
university provide the state with the best graduates in order
to improve the well-being of its citizens.”
TWU alumna Lola
Chriss is the manager of health promotion and benefits for
Texas Instruments in Dallas. She is the immediate past president
of the Texas Woman’s University Foundation Board and
currently serves as the board secretary for the Dallas Fort
Worth Business Group on Health. She is a member of numerous
boards, including the Dallas Metropolitan YWCA, the Dallas
County United Way Allocation Panel, the National Business
Group on Health and the Garland Independent School District.
Mrs. Chriss received her bachelor’s degree from the University
of Texas at Arlington and her master’s degree in nursing
from TWU. She replaces Tegwin Pulley of Dallas.
an incredible role in higher education in both Texas and the
U.S.,” Mrs. Chriss said. “It is a privilege to
be able to help shape, influence and serve Texas and TWU as
Ann Scanlon McGinity
of Pearland is the senior vice president, operations, and
the chief nurse executive for the Methodist Hospital in Houston.
She is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives,
the American Nurses Association and the Texas Nurses Association.
She currently serves as an adjunct faculty for the University
of Texas School of Nursing and is a member of the Good Samaritan
Foundation of Houston Board of Trustees. Ms. McGinity received
her bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University, and
obtained her master’s degree in child psychiatric nursing
and her doctorate from the University of Maryland. She replaces
William Fleming of Houston.
“It is an
honor and a humbling responsibility to be part of a nationally
recognized educational system that is charged with innovatively
and creatively preparing future generations of professionals
in health care, the arts, sciences and education,” Ms.
McGinity said. “I am eagerly looking forward to contributing
to the mission and vision of excellence that is the hallmark
of a TWU education.”
The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Texas
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