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Cover: Eastman Johnson (American, 1824–1906). The Old Stagecoach, 1871.Oil on canvas, 36 ¼ x 60 ¹/8 in. Milwaukee Art Museum, Layton Art Collection, Gift of Frederick Layton L1888.22.
University of North Texas System Board of Regents 2007–08 Gayle W. Strange, Denton (Chair) Don A. Buchholz, Dallas Charles D. Mitchell, Dallas Robert A. Nickell, Dallas Diana Schulz, Fort Worth Gwyn Shea, Irving Al Silva, San Antonio C. Dan Smith, Plano Rice M. Tilley Jr., Fort WorthJack A. Wall, Dallas Chancellor Lee F. Jackson President Gretchen M. Bataille Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Wendy K. Wilkins Dean, College of Arts and Sciences Warren. W. Burggren From Disunion to Empire Project Director Randolph B. Campbell, Regents Professor of History
Humanities Texas 2008 Board of Directors Joseph R. Krier, San Antonio (Chair) Julius Glickman, Houston(Vice Chair) Bettye Nowlin, Austin (Secretary) Janie Strauss McGarr, Dallas (Treasurer) Gary M. Bell, Lubbock Leslie D. Blanton, Houston Albert S. Broussard, College Station Maceo C. Dailey Jr., El Paso Virginia Dudley, Comanche George M. Fleming, Houston Juliet V. García, Brownsville Miguel Gonzalez-Gerth, Austin Michael L. Klein, Midland/Austin Robert J. Kruckemeyer, Houston William S. Livingston,Austin Nancy Cain Marcus, Dallas Adair Margo, El Paso Thomas R. Mitchell, Laredo Kit T. Moncrief, Fort Worth Tessa Martinez Pollack, San Antonio Catherine L. Robb, Austin Ricardo Romo, San Antonio Linda A. Valdez, Rockport Abraham Verghese, Stanford, CA Mary L. Volcansek, Fort Worth George C. Wright, Prairie View Board Alumni Co-Chairs J. Sam Moore Jr., El Paso Ellen C. Temple, Lufkin William P.Wright Jr., Abilene Executive Director Michael L. Gillette From Disunion to Empire Project Director Eric Lupfer, Director of Grants and Education
Trinity University Board of Trustees 2007–08 George C. Hixon, San Antonio (Chairman) Walter R. Huntley Jr., Atlanta, GA (Vice Chair) Sharon J. Bell, Tulsa, OK (Honorary Vice Chair) Marshall B. Miller Jr., San Antonio (Secretary) Barbara W. Pierce,...