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Dr. Rodney H. Mabry

Dr. Rod H. Mabry Dr. Rodney H. Mabry became the third president of The University of Texas at Tyler, appointed by the U.T. System Board of Regents, on July 1, 1998.

President Mabry has served the field of higher education for 41 years. Prior to taking his post at UT Tyler, he was dean of the business college at the University of Tulsa (1994-1998). He was the department chair and professor of finance at Clemson University (1984-1994), and head of the department of economics and finance at the University of Louisiana-Monroe (1979-1984). He began his career on the economics faculty at Clemson (1973-1979) and, while there, served two years as a field research associate for the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.

President Mabry, who is also the Dr. Ben R. Fisch Professor of Economics and Finance at UT Tyler, has been active in professional organizations throughout his career. He currently serves as vice chair of the Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC) and is a member of the General Academic Institution Formula Advisory Committee for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. He is also on the executive committee for the American Southwest Conference (ASC) and is a former conference president. More...

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