Texas A&M University Has Announced the Leader of Its New Campus in Fort Worth

Kim McCuistion has been named the associate vice chancellor and inaugural director for the Texas A&M System’s downtown Fort Worth research and academic campus. Dr. McCuistion is currently dean of the Fort Worth campus of Tarleton State University. She joined Tarleton in 2018 as chief of staff after 11 years with Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

The new campus will include The Texas A&M System Research and Innovation Center, as well as an Education Alliance Building, which will host conferences and house professional, technical, and university courses offered by the Texas A&M School of Law, Tarleton State University, Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M Health Science Center and other alliance members.

“Dr. McCuistion has the leadership and vision to grow our Fort Worth research and academic campus into something great,” said Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp. “We made a Texas-sized commitment to Fort Worth, and we will keep that promise.”

“Working with city and county leaders, industry partners, and Texas A&M System universities and agencies, we will create an ecosystem of research excellence and robust entrepreneurship — I have no doubt,” Dr. McCuistion said.

Dr. McCuistion holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science from Texas A&M University. She earned a master’s degree in animal science from Kansas State University and a doctorate in agriculture from West Texas A&M University.

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