The President's Perspective
3:45 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Jones welcomes Benavides, talks Thanksgiving

"Let me tell you, this is as far north as my family would like to go," says Columbian-born Dr. Adolfo Benavides about his recent move to Greenville to accept the role of Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

On this episode, Dr. Dan Jones introduces us to Benavides, and the two discuss plans for helping to keep A&M-Commerce a "forward-looking" institution.

After a break, Jones discusses the impact and importance of Homecoming for an institution of higher learning. Later, we learn what the Jones family is up to on Turkey Day.

Dr. Dan Jones introduces Dr. Adolfo Benavides, A&M-Commerce Provost and VP for Academic Affairs. Jones also speaks to the importance of Homecoming, and describes a typical Jones family Thanksgiving celebration.

The President's Perpsective is a monthly half-hour chat with the president and CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Dr. Dan Jones. The program is produced at KETR's studios in historic Binnion Hall on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce, and is supported by listeners and by a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.