Gov. Greg Abbott Appoints Sweatt to Texas University University Board of Regents | Office of the Governor of Texas

September 17, 2021 | Austin, Texas | Date

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Shelley Sweatt, Ed.D. to the Board of Regents of the University of Texas Women for a term expiring on February 1, 2027.

Shelley Sweatt, Ed.D. of Wichita Falls is the president and CEO of The Priddy Foundation and president and former board member of The Priddy Foundation. Previously, she has held numerous positions in the Burkburnett Independent School District as a high school chemistry teacher, assistant high school principal and executive director of curriculum, instruction and assessment. He is an honorary life member of the Texas School Administrators Association, a member of Exponent Philanthropy, a Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, a board member of the Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce, and a sustainable member of the Wichita Falls Junior League. . She is co-chair of the Texas Rural Funders Membership Committee and board member, chair of the professional learning committee, member of the Southwest Philanthropy conference planning committee. He is a member of the board of the River Bend Nature Center and the Wichita County Assessment Review Committee, a member of the Falls Fest Steering Committee, a member of the Council for the Advancement of Science Teaching, and a member. of the Association for the Development of the Supervision Curriculum, Learning Forward. , and the First United Methodist Church. In addition, she is a former member of the Board of Regents of Midwestern State University. Sweatt received a bachelor of science degree in education from Texas Tech University, a master’s degree in education in educational supervision from Texas Woman’s University and a doctorate in educational administration from the University of North Texas.

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