Dean Mark A. Welsh III announced as acting president of Texas A&M University System
Chancellor John Sharp today announced Dean Mark A. Welsh III as acting President after Texas A&M University President M. Katherine Banks submitted a letter late Thursday announcing she would retire immediately…
Chancellor Sharp thanked Dr. Banks for her years of service and named Welsh as acting president until the Board of Regents can meet to name an Interim President.
Chancellor Sharp is recommending Welsh continue as Interim President until a national search can find Dr. Banks’ successor. Welsh, a retired Air Force general, is the Dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service.