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Search Advisory Committee

The committee will be chaired by Pedro Reyes, executive vice chancellor for academic affairs in the UT System. Other advisory committee members are:

  • Regent Wallace L. Hall, Jr., of Dallas, president, Wetland Partners, L.P.
  • Regent Alex M. Cranberg of Austin, chairman and CEO, Aspect Holdings, L.L.C.
  • Ricardo Romo, Ph.D., president, The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Kirk Calhoun, M.D., president, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
  • Dan Formanowicz, Ph.D., professor, department of biology, UT Arlington
  • Tom Ingram, Ph.D., associate professor, department of communication, UT Arlington
  • James Campbell Quick, Ph.D., professor, department of management, UT Arlington
  • Pam Jansma, Ph.D., dean, College of Science, UT Arlington
  • Stephen Lunce, conference coordinator, UT Arlington
  • Jennifer Fox, president, Student Congress, UT Arlington
  • Bob Watson, president, UT Arlington Alumni Association

The community members of the search advisory committee are:

  • H. Franklin Alexander, D.D.S., of Arlington
  • Robert A. Estrada of Ft. Worth, chairman and chief executive officer, Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc.
  • Shirlee J. Gandy of Ft. Worth, president, RPM Commercial
  • Ralph Hawkins of Dallas, chairman and CEO, HKS, Inc.
  • Ashley M. Purgason, UT Arlington alumna and Student Regent


Community Partners

UT Arlington students, faculty, and staff volunteered more than 680,000 hours of service in 2012-13, earning a place on the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

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Green Practices

In addition to green construction projects that include multiple LEED-certified buildings, UT Arlington’s commitment to sustainability includes academic offerings that prepare students to understand, develop, and evaluate environmentally friendly practices.

Fueling Economic Vitality Within A Community-Centered Environment