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Gov. Perry appoints Mary Pincoffs Wilson of Austin
to TWU Board of Regents
September 28, 2009 – AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry
has announced the appointment of Mary Pincoffs Wilson of Austin
to the Texas Woman’s University Board of Regents.
“I join my
fellow regents in welcoming Ms. Wilson 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 TWU continues to grow and thrive as an education
leader in Texas.”
Ms. Wilson will take over the remaining term of regent Lou
Halsell Rodenberger, who passed away earlier this year. Ms.
Wilson’s term expires Feb. 1, 2011.
are so important to the success of this university,”
TWU Chancellor Ann Stuart said. “Ms. Wilson’s
experience as a teacher, administrator and community volunteer
will be a tremendous asset to TWU as we continue to meet the
state’s critical workforce needs.”
Ms. Wilson was
a teacher in the Highland Park Independent School District
and in the Austin Independent School District, where she also
directed the College and Career Center at Austin High School.
Her involvement in Texas education spans more than 20 years.
Her extensive community service reflects an interest in health
and children’s issues, including serving as president
of Les Amis de Hospice Austin from 2006-2007, on the development
board of the Seton Family of Hospitals and as a mentor at
the Helping Hand Home for Children.
Ms. Wilson received
her bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at
Austin and her master of arts in teaching from Emory University.
distinguished itself by providing a nationally recognized
educational system, which is leading the way in producing
graduates who are exceptionally prepared to enhance the quality
of life in Texas,” Ms. Wilson said. “It is a privilege
to be able to serve the state of Texas as a regent to this
excellent university, and I look forward to working with Chancellor
Stuart and my fellow board members.”
appointment is subject to confirmation by the Texas Senate.
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