Amarillo College Names New President

Published 08/26 2014 08:46PM

Updated 08/26 2014 10:52PM

AMARILLO  -- Amarillo College has a new president.

    The Board of Regents gave Dr. Russell Lowrey-Hart final approval tonight.

    Regents didn't have to look long or very far to find a replacement for Dr. Paul Mattney.  Lowery-Hart has served as a vice-president at Amarillo College the past four years.

        Tonight's unanimous vote was procedural.  Regents named Lowery-Hart as the sole finalist on July 23, but state law requires a minimum wait of 21 days before taking a final vote.

        Lowery-Hart received his bachelor’s degree from West Texas A&M University, a master’s from Texas Tech University, and a Ph.D. from Ohio University.

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