Dr. Jaime R. Taylor Named Sole Finalist

Chancellor Brian McCall has selected Jaime R. Taylor, Ph.D., as sole finalist in the Lamar University presidential search. Dr. Taylor was selected following an extensive national search.

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Lamar University faculty, staff and students have demonstrated a resilient spirit, work ethic and commitment to excellence during these challenging times. It's time to look ahead for ways to enhance in-person opportunities, offer on-campus events and student life programs. 

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Dr. Jaime Taylor Visits Lamar University

Lamar University’s sole finalist for president, Dr. Jaime Taylor, visited campus on Thursday and Friday to meet with Texas Statue University System officials, university personnel and community leaders.
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Whether you live on campus or commute to class, Lamar University campus life is the perfect blend of urban living with the close community feel of a small town. 

  • Stop by Starbucks in the library for coffee and a bite, or check out any of the restaurants on campus.
  • Meet classmates with similar interests! With more than 150 registered student clubs and organizations, you'll have plenty of opportunities.
  • Watch the Cardinals compete in NCAA Division 1 athletics, get involved in a group fitness class at the gym or join classmates in a wide variety of intramural teams.


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