The President's Perspective

The first Wednesday of each month.

The President's Perspective is a monthly half-hour chat with the president and CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Dr. Dan Jones.

Topics range from new and exciting developments for our students, faculty and staff at the University to State-wide higher education issues, to vacation plans for the Jones family.

At noon and again at 5pm on the first Wednesday of each month, join 88.9fm and KETR.org for The President's Perspective.

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The President's Perspective
11:34 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Looking back on 2012: The President's Perspective

Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

As we wrap up the calendar year on the program, we look to highlight some of the more memorable discussions from The President's Perspective on KETR.

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The President's Perspective
4:30 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Jones: Students' Achieving at a High Level is Good for Families, Communities

Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

What can higher education do to have a positive effect on the collegiate success of today's middle school and high school students? What difference does it make for our region? Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce, helps answer these questions and more on The President's Perpsective.

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The President's Perspective
12:00 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Jones on Cuban's Blog, Summer Programs at TAMU-C

Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Photo

The June '12 program features Dr. Jones' audio response to a blog post by Dallas Mavs owner Mark Cuban dealing with the role Cuban thinks higher education is playing in the nation's financial turmoil.

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Higher Education
5:00 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

Jones on Cuban's blog: "Students will need to be smart consumers."

Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce
A&M-Commerce Photo

On Sunday night, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban posted a blog that calls out higher education as a root cause for unnecessary national debt. On Wednesday, Dr. Dan Jones, president of Texas A&M University-Commerce,  addressed Mr. Cuban's concerns.

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The President's Perspective
11:58 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Jones, Morriss talk football and strength

Guy Morriss and Dr. Dan Jones at the 2010 Harvey Martin Classic press conference in Dallas, TX.
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A&M-Commerce head football coach Guy Morriss sits down with president Dan Jones to talk about expectations for the upcoming football season during Jones' monthly chat with KETR's listeners.

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Texas Song Fest in Commerce
11:59 am
Wed April 4, 2012

TexasSongFest.com and Public Radio Positives

On the April 2012 edition of The President's Perspective, Dr. Jones invites Grammy-award-winning songwriter and musician Brad Davis into the studio to talk about an event scheduled for this month in Downtown Commerce. We also take a few minutes to discuss the importance of giving during the Spring Pledge Drive.

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The President's Perspective
12:00 pm
Thu March 1, 2012

Jones: The Value of Education

Chris Ramos, A&M-Commerce music major.
TAMU-C Marketing Communications

This month's Perspective focuses on a thorough answer to an important question: How do we measure the value of education? Dr. Jones also wraps a discussion of the University's Guiding Principles with the Communication installment, and we talk with music student Chris Ramos ahead of the Carnegie Hall trip.

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The President's Perspective
11:50 am
Wed February 1, 2012

Jones, Nelson on Black History and the University

A&M-Commerce president Dr. Dan Jones and Distinguished Visiting Professor Noah Lord Nelson in the KETR control room to record The President's Perspective on 1/31/12.
Photo by Jerrod Knight

The February '12 edition of The President's Perspective welcomes guests Noah Nelson (Distinguished Visiting Professor) and Jody Todhunter (Director of Undergraduate Admissions.)

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The President's Perspective
12:05 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

Dr. Jones: Research, Faculty Positions, and the New Year

Dr. Dan Jones at Binnion Hall.
A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications A&M-Commerce Marketing Communications

Our guest this month is Dr. Larry Lemanski, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, to talk both about Research as a Guiding Principle, and about the upcoming influx of faculty at A&M-Commerce.

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The President's Perspective
12:10 pm
Wed December 7, 2011

Dr. Jones: Hunt Co Transportation Planning; Service as a Guiding Principle

Dr. Dan Jones
Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications

On the December 2011 edition of The President's Perspective, Dr. Jones talks with Hunt County Transportation Planning and Steering committee co-chair Dee Hilton.

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The President's Perspective
1:44 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

The President's Perpsective November '11

This week's guests: Dr. Mary Hendrix, Vice President for Student Access and Success, and Dr. Grady Blount, Dean of the College of Science, Engineering, and Agriculture.

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The President's Perspective
11:37 am
Wed September 28, 2011

The President's Perpsective September 2011

Topics: University/Community partnerships, Campus Master Plan, and the ELI Homestay Program. Guests: Alicia Currin, Rex Giddens, and Magxina Wageman.

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The President's Perspective
1:28 pm
Mon April 5, 2010

President's Perspective April 2010

KETR's Jerrod Knight sits down with Texas A&M University-Commerce President and CEO Dan Jones to dicuss issues concerning the university community and Northeast Texas.

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Special to KETR
9:43 am
Wed March 3, 2010

The President's Perspective

A monthly chat with Dr. Dan Jones, President of Texas A&M University - Commerce.

Airdate: 03-03-10

Jerrod Knight

Commerce, TX – On today's show, we talk about campus beautification efforts, new academic programs on the horizon, and some sustainability efforts in place at TAMU-C. Dr. Jones also takes a moment to answer emails and concerns sent in to askthepresident@ketr.org.

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