Former state senator joins TAMUS administration

Nov 1, 2013

Former state Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, has officially joined the Texas A&M University System as its new vice chancellor of federal and state relations. The system's board of regents approved his appointment on Thursday. 

“Tommy Williams is a respected and dedicated public servant whose leadership as chair of the Senate Finance Committee during the 83rd Legislative Session played a significant role in prioritizing higher education,” A&M System Chancellor John Sharp said in a statement. “I have no doubt that his dedication will continue in this new role and that the A&M System will continue to lead the state in reforming higher education.” 

Williams' first day on the job will be Dec. 2. 

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