Four named emeriti after board approval

KINGSVILLE - September 22, 2017

Contact: Julie Navejar
Email: julie.navejar@tamuk.edu
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The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently approved emeritus status for four retired members of the Texas A&M University-Kingsville faculty and staff.

Fred Nuesch has the longest tenure of any of the honorees, putting in 34 years and being named Sports Information Director Emeritus. Nuesch began working at Texas A&I University in 1968 and retired from the SID position in 2003. He remains on campus as coordinator for external relations for the athletic department.

Dr. Richard Hartwig put in 22 years of services with the political science department from 1993 through 2015. He retired as a full professor and was named Professor Emeritus of Political Science.

Dr. Sonny Davis worked in the history department for 20 years starting in 1994 and retiring as full professor in 2015. He was named Professor Emeritus of History.

Dr. Mike Daniel served chair of the health and kinesiology department, starting in 2000 and as dean of the College of Education starting in 2008 and retired after 16 years of service as a full professor in 2017 from the department of health and kinesiology. He was named Professor Emeritus of Health and Kinesiology.

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