Perry D. Moore was one of five finalists who made presentations in order to secure the position of Provost at Texas State University. On Feb. 26, 2004 he was named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Moore oversees the quality and coordination of Texas State’s academic and research programs and serves as the chief academic officer. Moore is the highest-ranking individual at the university after President Trauth and all academic colleges, departments and programs report to him. He is also in charge of all academic policies. As provost, Moore represents Texas State University to several boards such as the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas State University System Board of Regents, and the Texas Legislature. Moore also serves as the chief executive officer of the university in the president’s absence.
Moore received his bachelor’s degree in history and government and a master’s in government from Midwestern State University and attended University of Texas at Austin to earn his doctorate in government.
He taught at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio as a professor’s assistant. Moore was promoted from associate professor in 1979 to full professor in 1985. He then became associate dean of thein 1981 and full dean in 1982. Moore was named provost of Wright State University in 1998 and senior vice president in 2002. Moore made many marketing and technology advances for the university as provost and senior vice president.
During his tenure at Texas State University, the school has added five undergraduate and eight graduate degree programs, completed the McCoy College of Business Administration building, built the Ingram School of Engineering and established the Round Rock Higher Education facility.Find out more about Provost Perry D. Moore