Message from Dr. Merrell
To our campus community:
For the introduction of the Sea Aggie—a showcase for news, information and features about our people and programs—it is only fitting that we also introduce our new president.
It is my pleasure and privilege to welcome the next President and Chief Executive Officer of Texas A&M University at Galveston—Rear Admiral Robert Smith III, USNR, (Ret). Graduating from Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 1961, he is a distinguished former student and member of the Corps of Cadets Hall of Honor.
Bob Smith is the right person at the
right time. During these days of continuing budgetary
shortfalls, we need a leader who not only cares for the future
of Sea Aggies, but also understands finances and fundraising.
Our new president has impeccable credentials in these areas.
Since 1987, Admiral Smith served as senior vice...(Full