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Specialties: Accreditation planning & followup, government relations, strategic planning, leadership assessment & development, presidential evaluation, and board development.
About Dr. Killebrew
Dr. Killebrew has more than 40 years experience in higher education, including 12 years as president of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. During his tenure at TAMUCC, the institution grew 56%, more than doubled research expenditures, added 6 doctoral degrees and several masters and bachelor’s degrees, launched the Harte Research Institute ($46 million), acquired 137 acres of land for campus expansion, raised $70 million in new institutional funding, and launched a $350 million dollar building expansion. The Division I athletic programs were accepted into membership in the Southland Conference, beach volleyball and women’s soccer were added, and soccer, tennis and basketball facilities were constructed.
Dr. Killebrew’s administrative experience includes provost & vice president for academic affairs, dean of the graduate school and research, and director of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station Regional Division at West Texas A&M University. Dr. Killebrew has led multiple reaffirmation of accreditation efforts at two universities and has served on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Board of Trustees. He has also developed successful teams that have developed numerous academic and research collaborations.