A&M's Guerrero Earns Influential Honor

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COLLEGE STATION, Oct. 11, 2006 – Dr. Tito Guerrero, III, Texas A&M University’s vice president and associate provost for diversity, has been named to Hispanic Business Magazine’s “2006 Hispanic Business 100 Influentials” listing.

Guerrero, who was named to his current post with the university in August, was one of 15 individuals honored by the magazine in the field of education in its October edition. As vice president and associate provost for diversity, Guerrero is responsible for providing leadership and implementing Texas A&M’s vision for diversity.

According to the magazine’s Web site, the list spotlights 100 extraordinary individuals chosen for “their insight and drive, and most importantly, for the examples they set in their communities.” The list is divided into five categories: government, corporate, education, arts and entertainment and “other vistas.”

Prior to joining the Texas A&M administration, Guerrero, a 1970 Texas A&M graduate, served as president of Stephen F. Austin State University for five years and as president of the University of Southern Colorado, holding that post from 1997 until 2001. Earlier in his career, he taught and subsequently served as a dean, vice president for student affairs and provost and vice president for academic affairs at Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi.

He currently serves on the Board of Visitors for Air University, United States Air Force, and is a member of the editorial board for The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education and SAM Advanced Management Journal. He has served as a director for the American Council on Education, American Association of State Colleges & Universities, the Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities and American Humanics Inc.

Guerrero holds a master’s degree from the University of North Texas and a doctorate from Harvard University.