Texas A&M University-Commerce

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4:50 pm
Wed September 21, 2011

A&M-C honors wife of 8th university president

COMMERCE - The university flag at A&M-Commerce is at half staff Thursday in memory of Carroll Austin, wife of 8thuniversity President Charles J. Austin. 

University officials learned this week that Mrs. Austin passed away August 19 in Muncie, Indiana.

Carroll was a Reach to Recovery volunteer for twelve years and served on two American Cancer Society Boards in Statesboro, Georgia and in Hunt County. She started the Louise Drake Garden Club in Commerce.

Her husband served as president of East Texas State University from 1982 to 1986.

 

Texas A&M University-Commerce
1:54 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Former President McFarland to Serve Interim Role at TWU

COMMERCE – Former Texas A&M University-Commerce president Dr. Keith McFarland will serve as acting provost and vice president of academic affairs at Texas Woman's University beginning March 1.

The President Emeritus will take over for TWU's provost Dr. Kay Clayton, who is leaving due to health reasons and will retire in August.

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