Monday, July 27, 2009

Changes at the Vice Chancellor level

Chancellor Victor Boschini, Jr. announced today the addition of a new vice chancellor and a new member of his senior cabinet.

Larry Lauer, (above) former Vice Chancellor for Marketing and Communication, moves to a new position - Vice Chancellor for Government Affairs. Tracy Syler-Jones, (below) former Associate Vice Chancellor, will begin serving as Vice Chancellor for Marketing and Communication.

The moves simply made official an arrangement that had been in place for months.

Lauer has spent the last two semesters focusing on building TCU's presence in Washington, D.C., among leaders of government and higher education lobbyists. He has successfully collaborated with the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He has also been actively involved in Texas legislative issues in Austin.

Syler-Jones has assumed oversight of the universities marketing and communcation operations, including media relations, publications, special projects, community and church relations and Web site management.

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