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Governor Abbott appoints new Student Regent for Texas Southern University

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2022

Student Regent Keonne McClain

Keonne McClain, a doctoral student at Texas Southern University, has been appointed as the Student Regent for 2022-23.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has appointed eight student regents to their respective universities, including Texas Southern University, for terms set to expire on May 31, 2023.

Keonne McClain of Houston, who is pursuing a doctorate in Educational Administration at TSU, was appointed by Gov. Abbott. McClain has been an elementary school teacher with Pasadena ISD for the past nine years, serving at Burnett Elementary School. She received an Associate of Arts degree from Houston Community College in 2010, a B.S. in Education from the University of Houston in 2013, followed by a M.S. in Educational Management from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2016. McClain has also earned a Texas Principal Certification.

McClain officially took office on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, and attended her first Board of Regents meeting on Friday, June 10.

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