Texas Southern University Chooses a New President

The regents of Texas Southern University have selected John Rudley as the next president of the university. For the past seven months, Rudley has served as the interim president of the University of Houston. Previously, he was the vice president for administration and finance at the University of Houston.

Dr. Rudley is a graduate of the University of Toledo. He holds a master’s degree and an educational doctorate from Tennessee State University. His wife, Docia, is a professor at Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law.