Office of the Vice President


The administration of Texas A&M University at Galveston, under the leadership of Douglas J. Palmer, Ph.D., Interim Chief Operations Officer, is comprised of the following:

  • All academic units, research, diversity, and IT report to the Executive Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer.

  • Six administrative units including student affairs, administration and auxiliary services, marketing/communications, marine education support and safety operations, Texas A&M Maritime Academy as well as finance, report to the Vice President.

  • Operations (human resources, campus police, bookstore operations as well as oversight of outsourced dining and facility services) report to the Associate Vice President for Administration and Auxiliary Services.

Executive Staff

The executive staff are made up of those Texas A&M administrators and faculty who report to the Chief Operations Officer and Vice President.


Councils & Committees

To aid and assist the Chief Operations Officer and Vice President and the Executive Team are a number of councils and committees whose charge or responsibility is to provide advice, feedback and insight on a wide range of issues and topics that affect the campus community.