Dan Jones

The President's Perspective
8:52 am
Thu September 5, 2013

'Higher Ed fared well, outside of TRBs,' says Jones

Dr. Jones stands in a church significant to the start of the civil rights movement alongside Dr. Lavelle Hendricks and Mr. Derryle Peace in the spring of 2013.
TAMU-Commerce Photo

The ability to build new academic buildings using Tuition Revenue Bonds, widely seen as a done deal by local lawmakers, didn't happen in the regular session of the 83rd Texas Legislature. Or in the special session that followed. Or the second one. Or the third.

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The President's Perspective
11:59 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Looking back on '12-'13, ahead to '13-'14

Dr. Mary Hendrix is the guest for today's program
Texas A&M University-Commerce

"We've really set as our goal to be the University that cares," says Dr. Mary Hendrix, Vice President for Student Access and Success at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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The President's Perspective
3:54 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Jones on tuition bonds: 'There's still hope'

Texas Legislative Council

Last month, Dr. Jones discussed with our audience the fact that while the Texas legislature had failed to pass bills that would allow state universities to construct new academic buildings, there was a chance that the first special session would finalize the deal. It did not.

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A&M-Commerce
8:51 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Ralph Hall donates papers to University

Left to right: Andrea Weddle, President Dan R. Jones, Congressman Ralph Hall, Randy VanDeven, Greg Mitchell
Texas A&M University-Commerce Marketing Communications

Congressman Ralph Hall finalized the donation of his personal papers and memorabilia to Texas A&M University-Commerce today in a signing ceremony with President Dan R. Jones at the A&M-Commerce at Rockwall facility. 

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The President's Perspective
12:00 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Jones on TRBs: 'All hope is not lost'

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

The legislative clock ran out on the Tuition Revenue Bonds that universities in Texas had been counting on to fund new academic buildings - for the first time since 2006. But then, there are always special sessions.

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The President's Perspective
12:00 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

Bob Brown is the man with the plan

Panoramic view of the inside of the A&M-Commerce Emergency Operations Center
Jerrod Knight

Dr. Jones visits with university safety manager Derek Preas, then with VP Bob Brown on campus planning issues.

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$10,000 Degree
8:30 am
Sat February 23, 2013

A&M-Commerce answers Perry's challenge

Texas governor Rick Perry
rickperry.org

Commerce, TX – Governor Rick Perry, in his recent State of the State address,  recognized Texas A&M University-Commerce and President Dan R. Jones for pioneering efforts to create a Bachelor’s degree costing approximately $10,000—significantly less than most undergraduate degrees.

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The President's Perspective
12:01 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Jones Introduces Ivey, Carthel on the Radio

Dr. Jones and AD Ryan Ivey welcome Colby Carthel as head football coach at A&M-Commerce
Jared Horn Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce has two new faces in the department of Athletics, and so, there are two new voices to hear on today's episode.

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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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