Cynthia Teniente-Matson Appointed President of Texas A&M University-San Antonio

MatsonThe Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has selected Cynthia Teniente-Matson as the sole finalist for president of the university’s San Antonio campus. By state law, she cannot officially be made president until the regents meet again in February. But, the regents made her interim president, effective on January 12.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio was founded in 2009. It currently enrolls about 4,500 students. Women make up two-thirds of the student body.

Dr. Teniente-Matson has been serving as vice president for administration and chief financial officer at California State University, Fresno. She has served in that role for the past decade. Earlier, she was vice chancellor for administrative services at the University of Alaska-Anchorage.

Dr. Teniente-Matson is a graduate of the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, where she majored in management. She earned an MBA at the University of Alaska-Anchorage and a doctorate in educational leadership at California State University, Fresno.

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