Dan Jones

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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.

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.

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.

Ralph Hall donates papers to University

Jul 3, 2013
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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 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.

Jerrod Knight

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

A&M-Commerce answers Perry's challenge

Feb 23, 2013

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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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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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.

Dr. Dan Jones
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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.


COMMERCE – Texas A&M University-Commerce is pleased to announce a new Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree, which has been approved by the Texas Board of Nursing and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.  The program will begin in January of 2013.

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COMMERCE - University President Dan Jones has announced that Texas A&M University-Commerce will launch a nationwide search for a new director of intercollegiate athletics. 

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COMMERCE - Dr. Hal Langford, dean of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship (CBE) since 2001, announced this week that he will step down from his post, effective September 19, 2012. 

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COMMERCE - Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dan Jones has announced an organizational change that will divide the Office of Graduate Studies and Research into two units.

A&M-Commerce Celebrates Blue & Gold Wednesday

Aug 29, 2012
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Blue and Gold Wednesdays are a time for everyone to show their school pride and wear their blue and gold, which are the school’s colors.