的 董事会 宣布博士. 托马斯Krise will start his term as the 11th President of the University on August 6, 2018. UOG’s 董事会 (BOR) selected Dr. Krise, a retired Air Force officer who served as President of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, to succeed Dr. Robert 安德伍德 as head of the institution.
“I’m honored to become a part of the University community, thankful to the Board of Regents for their confidence in me, and I look forward to listening and learning UOG’s rich story from the students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends who have made it what it is and set it on the path to greatness. UOG is a unique institution with the distinctive purpose of serving the people of Guam and the whole Micronesian region. Dr. 安德伍德’s leadership has been inspiring and I look forward to building on his 巨大的遗产. My wife, Patty, and I are excited to become Tritons and contribute to the University’s mission: Ina, Deskubre, Setbe—to Enlighten, to Discover, and to 食用。. 托马斯Krise.
托马斯·W. Krise, Ph值.D., graduated from All Saints Cathedral School on St Thomas, U.S. 属维尔京群岛. 他得了B.S. in history from the United States Air Force Academy, 一个M.S.A. in human resources management from Central Michigan University, 一个M.A. in English from the University of Minnesota, and a Ph.D. in English from the University 芝加哥. He served 22 years on active duty in the U.S. 空军，退休 the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He served on the faculty of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, as a Senior Military Fellow of the Institute for National Strategic Studies in Washington, and as Vice Director of the National Defense University Press.
Formerly, he was President of Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. 之前 to PLU, he was Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, and Chair of the Department of English at the University of Central Florida 在奥兰多.
Krise was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of the West Indies in Jamaica and has published numerous articles and other works, including Caribbeana: An Anthology of English Literature of the West Indies, 1657-1777 (1999)和 Literary Histories of the Early Anglophone Caribbean: Islands in the Stream (2018).
* Indicates President Emeritus status conferred by UOG 董事会.
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