Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Dr. Carolyn Green Named System Center’s Dean Of Academic Affairs

KINGSVILLE - May 23, 2008

Contact: Julie Navejar
julie.navejar@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Dr. Carolyn Green has been named dean of academic affairs at Texas A&M University-Kingsville System Center-San Antonio today by the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System. The announcement was made at the Board’s scheduled meeting held May 22-23.

She served as interim dean and executive director of the System Center from July 2005 until March 2008 when she was named interim dean of academic affairs by System Chancellor Mike McKinney M.D. Dr. Rumaldo Juárez, president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, recommended Green for the permanent post.

“Dr. Green brings to the position administrative and academic experience that makes her a great candidate for the job,” Juárez said. “I have every confidence she will be a driving force in advancing the System Center to the next level.”

The dean of academic affairs is the chief administrative officer of the center for all matters relating to academic, faculty and student affairs. Areas of responsibility include program review and development; budget allocation, operation and oversight; fund-raising; faculty/administrator hiring and evaluation; student recruiting, retention and graduation; and legal and policy compliance.

Green started at the System Center in 2001 as assistant professor of computer information systems. She was promoted to associate professor in 2005. Prior to working at the System Center, she was employed at the University of Texas at Brownsville where she worked her way up from assistant professor of management to associate vice president for academic affairs.

She also worked at the University of Houston as a visiting assistant professor and assistant professor teaching management information systems. She was associate editor for the Data Base Newsletter for 10 years and was an information systems consultant for seven.

In the private sector, Green worked for Pennzoil, Western Company of North America, Pierce Engineers, M.W. Kellogg, Automated Systems Corporation and Brown and Root.

She received her bachelor’s degree with honors in mathematics and her doctorate in management information systems, both from the University of Houston.

Green is a member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators; the Alamo Tech-Prep Board; the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce serving on the education committee, the higher education subcommittee and the South Area Business Council Board; and the Association of Information Technology Professionals where she was a member of the board of directors of the San Antonio chapter.

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