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Advisory Council

College of Liberal Arts

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2021-2022

The College of Liberal Arts Advisory Council is a dedicated group of volunteers who all share a passion for the liberal arts. Members are made up of both alumni and friends of the college. Together with the dean, the Advisory Council works to further the college’s initiatives, both academic and philanthropic.

Leadership

Will Snyder, Chair
Susan Palombo, Vice-Chair

Fields Alexander
Houston, TX
BA, English, 1987
JD 1992

Gordon Appleman
Fort Worth, TX
BA, Economics, 1959
JD, Harvard, 1962

Michael G. Appleman
Fort Worth, TX
BA, Plan II, 1990
JD 1993

Margaret Arrington
Dallas, TX
BA, Mathematics, 1961

Morton W. Baird, II
San Antonio, TX
BA, Plan II, 1971
JD 1975

Stephen P. Ballantyne
San Antonio, TX
BA, Economics, 1972
MBA, Finance, 1974
JD 1977

Steve Baron
Dallas, TX
BBA, 1986
JD 1988

Peggy A. Beckham
Abilene, TX
BA, Plan II, 1956

Gary E. Bushell
Austin, TX
BA, Economics, 1964
JD 1967

Stephen R. Butter, Jr.
Austin, TX
BA, Plan II, 1993
BBA, Accounting, 1993
JD 2003

Cindy M. Carter
Dallas, TX
BBA 1973

Coby C. Chase
Austin, TX
BA, Government, 1986

Jim Cook
Austin, TX
BA, Economics, 1982

Christi L. Craddick
Austin, TX
BA, Plan II, 1991
JD 1995

Christina Melton Crain
Dallas, TX
BA, Government, 1988
JD 1991

Scott Crutchfield
Beaumont, TX
BA, Economics, 1989
JD, St. Mary's, 1991

Hilda and Greg Curran
Houston, TX
BA, Economics, 1990

Barry Dauber
San Francisco, CA
BA, Economics, 2005

William C. Davidson, Jr.
Austin, TX
BA, Plan II, 1960
JD 1963 

Clarice M. Davis
Dallas, TX
BA, Government, 1962
MA, Government, 1964
JD 1968 

Sallie Carroll Davis
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1965

Kathleen Dawson
Houston, TX
BA, English, 1987

Barry Dauber
San Francisco, CA
BA, Economics, 2005

Maureen H. Decherd
Dallas, TX
BA, English, 1973

Carolyn Denham
Pasadena, CA
BA, Plan II, 1966

Adrienne S. Draper
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1988

Robert B. Dupree
Fort Worth, TX
BA, Government, 1986

Mary Jane Edwards
Fort Worth, TX

Robert B. Egan
Sugar Land, TX
BA, Economics, 1963

Becky Baskin Ferguson
Midland, TX
BS, Radio-TV-Film, 1976

Richard Frankel
Bellaire, TX
BA, Law, 1980
JD 1983

Mary Ann Frishman
Austin, TX
BA, Government, 1988

David G. Genecov, M.D.
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1985
MD 1990

Lawrence L. Germer
Austin, TX
BA, Plan II, 1963
JD 1966

Julius Glickman
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1962
JD 1966

Jerry R. Grammer, Ph.D.
Austin, TX
BA, Sociology, 1969
MA, SMU, Psychology, 1972
PhD, UT Southwestern Medical School Dallas, Psychology, 1982

Katy Hackerman
Austin, TX
BA, English, 1980

Mary Dell Harrington
Larchmont, NY
BA, Plan II, 1978
MBA, Harvard Business School, 1982

Judye G. Hartman
Houston, TX
BA, Math, 1964

Jeff Hayes
Port Arthur, TX
BBA 1962

Lisa C. Henken Ramirez
Austin, TX
BA, Psychology, 1998

Barbara Nelson Hinds
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1962

Stephen Houston
Old Greenwich, CT
BA, Economics, 1989
MBA, Columbia University, 1992

Robert C. Hunter
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1963
MBA, Stanford, 1965

Nomi Husain
Houston, TX
BA, Government, 1994
JD, South Texas College of Law, 1997

Sylvia Jabour
Austin, TX
BA, Plan II, 1990
JD/MBA, University of Houston, 1993

Melinda Nelson Jackson
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1989
MBA 1993

William J. Jackson
Houston, TX
BA, Government, 1989
JD 1992

William E. Joor, III
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1961
LLB, Harvard Law School, 1966

Lenoir M. Josey, II
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1964
LLB/JD, 1966
MBA, Harvard, 1968

Patricia Kelso
San Francisco, CA

Suzon S. Kemp
Austin, TX
BA, Psychology, 2000

John C. Kerr
San Antonio, TX
JD, 1972

James Key
Houston, TX
BA, History, 1966

Shirley F. Kline
San Antonio, TX
BA, History, 1951

Sue Ellen Knolle, M.D.
Austin, TX
BA, Plan II, 1961
MD, UTMB Galveston, 1969

Whitney Lancaster
Darien, CT
BA, Economics, 1995
MBA, Columbia, 2002 

Ryan Latham
Midland, TX
BA, Plan II, 2005
JD, Baylor Law School, 2009

James Lehmann
San Antonio, TX
BA, Plan II, 1997
MD, UT Health San Antonio, 2001

Gregory O. Lipscomb
Austin, TX
BA, Liberal Arts, 1964
LLB/JD 1966
MPA, Harvard, Public Administration, 1978
MA, Johns Hopkins, Creative Writing, 2000

Patrick S. Lutts
San Antonio, TX
BA, Economics, 1962

Paul Martin
San Antonio, TX
Plan II, 1971-73
BA, St. John's College, 1980

LaVonne Mason
Austin, TX
BS, Howard University, General Home Economics, 1969
MEd, Prairie View A&M University, Guidance & Counseling, 1974

Dan Matheson
Austin, TX
BA, American Civilization, 1971

Bill Matthews
Houston, TX
Plan II, Law 1963

Charles Matthews
Dallas, TX
BA, Government, 1967
JD, University of Houston, 1970

Tara G. McCown

Dallas, TX
BA, Liberal Arts, 1971

Kent McGaughy
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1994
MBA, Harvard, 1998

Virginia L. McIntyre
Houston, TX
BA, Computer Science, 1977

Brian T. McLaughlin
Midland, TX
BA, Plan II, 1983
JD 1986

Richard T. McMillan II
Fort Worth, TX
BA, History, 2003
JD 2006

Christopher Martin Meekins
Los Angeles, CA
BA, Plan II, 1993
MBA 1997
JD 1997

Max K. Miller, Ph.D.
Austin, TX
BS, Physics, 1957
MA, Mathematics, 1963
PhD, Mathematics, 1966

Mildred (Mimi) Rose Miran, Ph.D.
Aldie, VA
BA, History and International Studies, 1959
MA, Linguistics and Japanese, 1970
PhD, Lingusitics, 1975

Kim Monday, M.D.
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1988
MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 1992

Fulton Murray
Fort Worth, TX
BA, Stanford University, Economics, 1988
MBA 1993

Luke Musselman
Midland, TX
BA, History, 2006

Brad Nes
Washington, D.C.
BA, Government, 2001
MSt, Oxford University, 2002
JD 2005

Milam Newby
Austin, TX
BA, Government, 2000
JD 2003

Dudley Oldham
Houston, TX
BA, Chemistry, 1964
LLB/JD 1966

Susan Palombo
Austin, TX
BA, Plan II, 1980
MBA, Minnesota, 2001

Robert L. Patton, Jr.
Fort Worth, TX
BBA, Finance, 1985
JD, St. Mary's University, 1988
LLM, SMU, 1989

Jeane H. Pendery
Dallas, TX
BA, German, 1967

Robert E. Phaneuf
Broken Arrow, OK
BA, Psychology, 1968
MBA, Finance, 1972

Russell Post
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1991
MA, History, Stanford University, 1992
JD, University of Virginia, 1996

Bethel Quander
Bellaire, TX
BA, History, 1993

Bill Reynolds
San Antonio, TX
BA, Architecture, 1972
MBA, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 1983

Matthew R. Ridewood
San Antonio, TX
BA, Government, 2007
MA, UTSA, Political Science, 2015

Nancy Beth Roberts
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II & History, 1961

Whit Roberts
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1988
MBA, University of Kent, 1989
JD 1992

Brett Robertson
Dallas, TX
BBA, Finance, 1987
MBA 1989

Amy Robinson
San Antonio, TX
BA, Plan II, 1989
MBA 1996
CIMA, Wharton, 2004

Melanie Rubin
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1989
MPA, LBJ, 1991

Tolly Salz
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1992
MLA, SMU, 2006

Lawrence Sampleton
Austin, TX
BA, St. Edward's University, 1991

Lisa Sarvadi
Houston, TX
BBA, Engineering, 1989

Kimberly Schmid
Austin, TX
BA, English, 1998
JD 2001

Aaron Simpson
New York, NY
BA, Government, 1997
JD, UVA, 2002

David P. Smith, Sr.
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1967
JD 1968

Sandra E. Snyder
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1961

Will Snyder
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1989
JD 1992

Stuart Stedman
Houston, TX
BA, Plan II, 1979
MBA/JD 1985

Steven H. Stodghill
Dallas, TX
BA, Government, 1983
JD 1987

John Tatum
Dallas, TX
BA, Economics, 1989

Louann A. Temple
Austin, TX
BA, English, 1956
MA, American Civilization, 1990

Linda Ryan Thomas
Longview, TX
BA, English, 1958

John P. Thompson, Jr.
Dallas, TX
BA, SMU, Economics & Political Science, 1983

Peyton L. Townsend
Dallas, TX
BA, Government & History, 1962

Richard Vigness, M.D.
Fort Worth, TX
BA, History, 1977

Allison E. Wagner
Fort Worth, TX
BA, English, 1983

Tom Ward
Washington, DC
BA, Government, 1954

Marilyn M. White
Plano, TX
BA, Mathematics, 1959

Patrick Williams
Fort Worth, TX
BA, Psychology, 1997

Don Wukasch
Austin, TX
M.D. Baylor College of Medicine, 1962
MFA, Poetry, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 1999
Ph.D. (Honorary) United States Sports Academy, 2013
BA, History (Plan II, 1955-1958) 2017

James C. Wynne III
Tyler, TX
BA, English, 1993

Karin Zaner
Dallas, TX
BA, Plan II, 1991
JD 1994

  • Fields Alexander
    Houston, TX
    BA, English, 1987
    JD 1992

    Gordon Appleman
    Fort Worth, TX
    BA, Economics, 1959
    JD, Harvard, 1962

    Michael G. Appleman
    Fort Worth, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1990
    JD 1993

    Margaret Arrington
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Mathematics, 1961

    Morton W. Baird, II
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1971
    JD 1975

    Stephen P. Ballantyne
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, Economics, 1972
    MBA, Finance, 1974
    JD 1977

    Steve Baron
    Dallas, TX
    BBA, 1986
    JD 1988

    Peggy A. Beckham
    Abilene, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1956

    Philip Benson
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, Government, 1963
    JD, St. Mary's, 1968

    Ann B. Brinkerhoff
    Houston, TX
    BA, Sociology, 1949

    Gary E. Bushell
    Austin, TX
    BA, Economics, 1964
    JD 1967

    Stephen R. Butter, Jr.
    Austin, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1993
    BBA, Accounting, 1993
    JD 2003

    Cindy M. Carter
    Dallas, TX
    BBA 1973

    Coby C. Chase
    Austin, TX
    BA, Government, 1986

    Jim Cook
    Austin, TX
    BA, Economics, 1982

    Christi L. Craddick
    Austin, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1991
    JD 1995

    Christina Melton Crain
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Government, 1988
    JD 1991

    Scott Crutchfield
    Beaumont, TX
    BA, Economics, 1989
    JD, St. Mary's, 1991

    Hilda and Greg Curran
    Houston, TX
    BA, Economics, 1990

    Barry Dauber
    San Francisco, CA
    BA, Economics, 2005

    William C. Davidson, Jr.
    Austin, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1960
    JD 1963 

    Clarice M. Davis
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Government, 1962
    MA, Government, 1964
    JD 1968 

    Sallie Carroll Davis
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1965

  • Kathleen Dawson
    Houston, TX
    BA, English, 1987

    Barry Dauber
    San Francisco, CA
    BA, Economics, 2005

    Maureen H. Decherd
    Dallas, TX
    BA, English, 1973

    Carolyn Denham
    Pasadena, CA
    BA, Plan II, 1966

    Adrienne S. Draper
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1988

    Robert B. Dupree
    Fort Worth, TX
    BA, Government, 1986

    Mary Jane Edwards
    Fort Worth, TX

    Robert B. Egan
    Sugar Land, TX
    BA, Economics, 1963

    Becky Baskin Ferguson
    Midland, TX
    BS, Radio-TV-Film, 1976

    Richard Frankel
    Bellaire, TX
    BA, Law, 1980
    JD 1983

    Mary Ann Frishman
    Austin, TX
    BA, Government, 1988

    David G. Genecov, M.D.
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1985
    MD 1990

    Lawrence L. Germer
    Austin, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1963
    JD 1966

    Julius Glickman
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1962
    JD 1966

    Jerry R. Grammer, Ph.D.
    Austin, TX
    BA, Sociology, 1969
    MA, SMU, Psychology, 1972
    PhD, UT Southwestern Medical School Dallas, Psychology, 1982

    Katy Hackerman
    Austin, TX
    BA, English, 1980

    Mary Dell Harrington
    Larchmont, NY
    BA, Plan II, 1978
    MBA, Harvard Business School, 1982

    Judye G. Hartman
    Houston, TX
    BA, Math, 1964

    Jeff Hayes
    Port Arthur, TX
    BBA 1962

    Lisa C. Henken Ramirez
    Austin, TX
    BA, Psychology, 1998

    Barbara Nelson Hinds
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1962

    Stephen Houston
    Old Greenwich, CT
    BA, Economics, 1989
    MBA, Columbia University, 1992

    Robert C. Hunter
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1963
    MBA, Stanford, 1965

    Nomi Husain
    Houston, TX
    BA, Government, 1994
    JD, South Texas College of Law, 1997

  • Sylvia Jabour
    Austin, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1990
    JD/MBA, University of Houston, 1993

    Melinda Nelson Jackson
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1989
    MBA 1993

    William J. Jackson
    Houston, TX
    BA, Government, 1989
    JD 1992

    William E. Joor, III
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1961
    LLB, Harvard Law School, 1966

    Lenoir M. Josey, II
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1964
    LLB/JD, 1966
    MBA, Harvard, 1968

    Patricia Kelso
    San Francisco, CA

    Suzon S. Kemp
    Austin, TX
    BA, Psychology, 2000

    John C. Kerr
    San Antonio, TX
    JD, 1972

    James Key
    Houston, TX
    BA, History, 1966

    Shirley F. Kline
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, History, 1951

    Sue Ellen Knolle, M.D.
    Austin, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1961
    MD, UTMB Galveston, 1969

    Whitney Lancaster
    Darien, CT
    BA, Economics, 1995
    MBA, Columbia, 2002 

    Ryan Latham
    Midland, TX
    BA, Plan II, 2005
    JD, Baylor Law School, 2009

    James Lehmann
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1997
    MD, UT Health San Antonio, 2001

    Gregory O. Lipscomb
    Austin, TX
    BA, Liberal Arts, 1964
    LLB/JD 1966
    MPA, Harvard, Public Administration, 1978
    MA, Johns Hopkins, Creative Writing, 2000

    Patrick S. Lutts
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, Economics, 1962

    Paul Martin
    San Antonio, TX
    Plan II, 1971-73
    BA, St. John's College, 1980

    LaVonne Mason
    Austin, TX
    BS, Howard University, General Home Economics, 1969
    MEd, Prairie View A&M University, Guidance & Counseling, 1974

    Dan Matheson
    Austin, TX
    BA, American Civilization, 1971

    Bill Matthews
    Houston, TX
    Plan II, Law 1963

    Charles Matthews
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Government, 1967
    JD, University of Houston, 1970

    James W. McBride
    Washington, DC
    BA, Plan II, 1961
    JD 1962

    Tara G. McCown
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Liberal Arts, 1971

    Kent McGaughy
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1994
    MBA, Harvard, 1998

  • Virginia L. McIntyre
    Houston, TX
    BA, Computer Science, 1977

    Brian T. McLaughlin
    Midland, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1983
    JD 1986

    Richard T. McMillan II
    Fort Worth, TX
    BA, History, 2003
    JD 2006

    Christopher Martin Meekins
    Los Angeles, CA
    BA, Plan II, 1993
    MBA 1997
    JD 1997

    Max K. Miller, Ph.D.
    Austin, TX
    BS, Physics, 1957
    MA, Mathematics, 1963
    PhD, Mathematics, 1966

    Mildred (Mimi) Rose Miran, Ph.D.
    Aldie, VA
    BA, History and International Studies, 1959
    MA, Linguistics and Japanese, 1970
    PhD, Lingusitics, 1975

    Kim Monday, M.D.
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1988
    MD, Baylor College of Medicine, 1992

    Fulton Murray
    Fort Worth, TX
    BA, Stanford University, Economics, 1988
    MBA 1993

    Luke Musselman
    Midland, TX
    BA, History, 2006

    Brad Nes
    Washington, D.C.
    BA, Government, 2001
    MSt, Oxford University, 2002
    JD 2005

    Milam Newby
    Austin, TX
    BA, Government, 2000
    JD 2003

    Dudley Oldham
    Houston, TX
    BA, Chemistry, 1964
    LLB/JD 1966

    Susan Palombo
    Austin, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1980
    MBA, Minnesota, 2001

    Robert L. Patton, Jr.
    Fort Worth, TX
    BBA, Finance, 1985
    JD, St. Mary's University, 1988
    LLM, SMU, 1989

    Jeane H. Pendery
    Dallas, TX
    BA, German, 1967

    Robert E. Phaneuf
    Broken Arrow, OK
    BA, Psychology, 1968
    MBA, Finance, 1972

    Russell Post
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1991
    MA, History, Stanford University, 1992
    JD, University of Virginia, 1996

    Bethel Quander
    Bellaire, TX
    BA, History, 1993

    Bill Reynolds
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, Architecture, 1972
    MBA, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 1983

    Matthew R. Ridewood
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, Government, 2007
    MA, UTSA, Political Science, 2015

    Nancy Beth Roberts
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II & History, 1961

    Whit Roberts
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1988
    MBA, University of Kent, 1989
    JD 1992

    Brett Robertson
    Dallas, TX
    BBA, Finance, 1987
    MBA 1989

    Amy Abbey Robinson
    San Antonio, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1989
    MBA 1996
    CIMA, Wharton, 2004

  • Melanie Rubin
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1989
    MPA, LBJ, 1991

    Tolly Salz
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1992
    MLA, SMU, 2006

    Lawrence Sampleton
    Austin, TX
    BA, St. Edward's University, 1991

    Lisa Sarvadi
    Houston, TX
    BBA, Engineering, 1989

    Kimberly Schmid
    Austin, TX
    BA, English, 1998
    JD 2001

    Aaron Simpson
    New York, NY
    BA, Government, 1997
    JD, UVA, 2002

    David P. Smith, Sr.
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1967
    JD 1968

    Sandra E. Snyder
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1961

    Will Snyder
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1989
    JD 1992

    Stuart Stedman
    Houston, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1979
    MBA/JD 1985

    Steven H. Stodghill
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Government, 1983
    JD 1987

    John Tatum
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Economics, 1989

    Louann A. Temple
    Austin, TX
    BA, English, 1956
    MA, American Civilization, 1990

    Linda Ryan Thomas
    Longview, TX
    BA, English, 1958

    John P. Thompson, Jr.
    Dallas, TX
    BA, SMU, Economics & Political Science, 1983

    Peyton L. Townsend
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Government & History, 1962

    Richard Vigness, M.D.
    Fort Worth, TX
    BA, History, 1977

    Allison E. Wagner
    Fort Worth, TX
    BA, English, 1983

    Patrick P. Walker
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1994
    BBA Finance, 1994
    MBA, Stanford, 1999

    Tom Ward
    Washington, DC
    BA, Government, 1954

    Marilyn M. White
    Plano, TX
    BA, Mathematics, 1959

    Patrick Williams
    Fort Worth, TX
    BA, Psychology, 1997

    Don Wukasch
    Austin, TX
    M.D. Baylor College of Medicine, 1962
    MFA, Poetry, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 1999
    Ph.D. (Honorary) United States Sports Academy, 2013
    BA, History (Plan II, 1955-1958) 2017

    James C. Wynne III
    Tyler, TX
    BA, English, 1993

    Karin Zaner
    Dallas, TX
    BA, Plan II, 1991
    JD 1994