Board of Regents

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • August 13 and 14, 2020, TWU – Houston Campus
  • November 12 and 13, 2020, TWU IHS – Denton Center

About the Board of Regents

The Texas Woman's University Board of Regents is composed of nine persons, at least four of whom shall be women, appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. The governor also appoints a tenth non-voting student regent.

The regents hold office for staggered terms of six years, with the terms of three members expiring February 1 of odd-numbered years. The student regent serves a term of one year. The Board meets quarterly. The Board biennially elects a chair/presiding officer and a vice chair/asst. presiding officer. Current regents and officers are as follows:

2019–2021 Officers
Board Chair and Presiding Officer: Ms. Jill Jester
Vice Chair and Asst. Presiding Officer: Ms. Kathleen Wu
Current MembersTerm Expires
Ms. Janelle Shepard February 1, 2021
Ms. Teresa H. Doggett February 1, 2021
Mr. Carlos L. Gallardo February 1, 2021
Ms. Jill Jester February 1, 2023
Ms. Kathleen Wu February 1, 2023
Ms. Bernadette C. Coleman February 1, 2023
Ms. Mary P. Wilson February 1, 2025
Mr. Bob Hyde February 1, 2025
Ms. Stacie D. McDavid February 1, 2025
Ms. Lexi M. D’Abrosca, Student Regent May 31, 2020

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