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"Women university presidents may be far more common today than when I became president 30 years ago, but women remain underrepresented not only in university presidencies, but in CEO and board positions and just about everywhere else. But let’s remember too that impact isn’t measured in job titles. Whatever role you play, you are going to have an impact. And people, whatever their backgrounds, are doing that every day."

UTEP President Named Board Member of Education Leadership Institute

University of Texas at El Paso President Diana Natalicio has been appointed to the board of The Holdsworth Center, a premier leadership institute based in Austin, Texas with the goal of supporting and developing public school leaders in order to improve education in Texas.

The Holdsworth Center was founded by Charles Butt, the chairman and CEO of Texas supermarket chain H-E-B, who has pledged to invest more than $100 million in the center’s creation.

The center’s 17-member board also includes chairperson Ruth Simmons, who served as president of Smith College from 1995 to 2001 and as president of Brown University from 2001 to 2012; and Robert M. Gates, chancellor of the College of William & Mary, former secretary of defense and director of the CIA.  

“I am honored to join this group of distinguished leaders who share a strong belief in the importance of public education as the foundation of our democracy,” Natalicio said.

“Charles Butt’s major commitment toward the establishment of the Holdsworth Center underscores both his deep and sustained confidence in our public school system and the students it serves, and his determination to ensure excellence in the preparation of leadership that will be critical to its continued success.”

The Holdsworth Center will work with districts over a five-year period to empower individual leaders – including superintendents, principals and key administrators – to reach their fullest potential. The center staff and faculty also will assist districts in establishing a common vision and roadmap for identifying, cultivating and supporting future leaders.

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