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Goolsby Leadership Academy Presents Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch Nov. 1

The junior cohort of the Goolsby Leadership Academy welcomes UTA Research Institute Executive Director and retired Army LieutenantLynch General Rick Lynch to Texas Hall for a keynote event on Thursday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m. in the Lone Star Auditorium at the Maverick Activities Center.

Under the direction of Lt. Gen. Lynch, the Research Institute will focus on strengthening links between University research and the commercialization of technology and innovation. Lynch will speak to two qualities that are important to the leadership academy, honor and integrity.

In his previous position, Lt. Gen. Lynch managed all 163 Army installations around the world, a workforce of 120,000 people and an annual budget of nearly $13 billion.

Lynch is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. He earned his master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a concentration in robotics in 1983. He served as the Robotics Project Officer in the Directorate of Combat Developments at the U.S. Armor School in Fort Knox, Ky., and later as the Armor Center’s Chief of Force Development.




Lt. Gen. Rick Lynch

Executive Director

UT Arlington Research Institute

    What:     “Honor and Integrity”

Thursday, November 1; Reception with light food at 6:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:00 p.m.  

    Where:     Lone Star Auditorium in the Maverick Activities Center

Light snacks and drinks before the program; door prizes immediately following the program.
Limited seating - first come, first seated. The event is free and open to the public.  E-mail John Peake for more information:

Co-hosted by the Maverick Battalion.