Former Texas A&M President is New MU Chancellor

5 years 7 months 1 week ago Thursday, December 05 2013 Dec 5, 2013 Thursday, December 05, 2013 11:15:00 AM CST December 05, 2013 in News
By: Marie Mandelberg, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A new MU Chancellor has been announced. R. Bowen Loftin, outgoing Texas A&M president, will start on February 1, 2014.

Loftin served as Texas A&M's interim president in June 2009 and officially became President in February 2010.

Loftin announced his retirement in July, but said he would continue to teach as a professor at A&M. He took an $850,000 buyout after stepping down as president earlier this year.

Loftin received his Bachelor's Degree from Texas A&M and both his Master's and Doctorate Degrees from Rice University. Loftin was also a professor at Old Dominion University.

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