Academic Career & Executive Search Congratulates Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) on New Dean, College of Arts & Sciences

(Oct. 19, 2020) Academic Career & Executive Search (ACES) proudly announces the completion of their search for Dean, College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University-San Antonio in San Antonio, TX. A&M-SA welcomed Dr. Debra Feakes to the role in September 2020.

Texas A&M University–San Antonio is a growing, dynamic university reflective of the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in San Antonio, A&M-SA is a comprehensive four-year university offering affordable, high-quality education, and strives to empower students with the knowledge and marketable skills that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship, and lifelong learning.

“Co-chairs Vijay Golla and Bill Bush sought to find a Dean who could proactively take the lead in solidifying and implementing the vision, mission, and goals for the College,” asserts Jennifer Muller, Managing Partner at ACES. “More importantly, they aimed to find a seasoned, decisive leader with the ability to inspire and lead faculty with diverse interests and scholarly approaches. With experience as both a leader and a professor, Dr. Feakes has the perfect background to understand what is needed to shape the future of A&M-SA. We wish Texas A&M–San Antonio and Dr. Feakes success on this exciting journey forward together.”

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