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Texas Woman’s University celebrates Inauguration of Carine M. Feyten as the university’s eleventh president and second chancellor Nov. 10, 2014 at 2 p.m.


Event: The Inauguration of Carine M. Feyten, Ph.D., as the eleventh president and second chancellor of Texas Woman’s University – the nation’s largest university primarily for women – will take place on Monday, Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. Dr. Feyten oversees a university with an annual operating budget that exceeds $236 million, serves approximately 15,000 students on campuses in Denton, Dallas and Houston, employs almost 1,700 faculty and staff, and has an annual economic impact of more than $529 million.

U.S. Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-Flower Mound), State. Rep. Myra Crownover (R-Denton) and Denton Mayor Chris Watts will join delegates from U.S. and Texas universities and TWU regents, students, faculty, staff and alumni at this formal academic ceremony. A reception for the community immediately follows the event.

When: Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at 2 p.m.

Where: Margo Jones Performance Hall, located at Oakland0and Sawyer streets on the TWU Denton campus. Following the event, a reception will be held on the Pioneer Circle adjacent to Margo Jones. For a campus map, visit

About Carine M. Feyten: Carine M. Feyten became the eleventh president and second chancellor of Texas Woman’s University in July 2014. A native of Belgium, Dr. Feyten holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Education, Second Language Acquisition from the University of South Florida, and an M.A. in English, Dutch, Education and a B.A. in Germanic Philology, both from the Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium. An internationally recognized consultant, speaker and scholar in the field of language learning, teaching methodologies and the integration of technology in education, Dr. Feyten has authored or co-authored more than 100 journal articles, conference papers and book chapters. She previously served as dean of the College of Education, Health and Society at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.

Chancellor Feyten will give her inaugural address, “Moving Beyond the Inflection Point: Pioneers for a New Era,” which expresses the optimism and determination of the university to reach even greater heights of achievement.

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