Governor Abbott appoints two Texas State students to education boards

Student Achievements

Jayme Blaschke | June 2, 2021

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Camile Settegast and Governor Abbot

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed two Texas State University students to positions on the Texas State University System Board of Regents and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Camile Settegast from Horseshoe Bay was appointed student regent to the TSUS for a one-year term ending May 31, 2022. Settegast is pursuing a bachelor of business administration degree in business marketing. She is one of 10 student regents appointed to the governing boards of Texas’ public university systems and independent universities.

Matthew Smith from Copperas Cove was appointed to a one-year term as student representative to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board ending May 31, 2022. Smith is pursuing a bachelor of arts degree in political science.

The student representatives have the same rights as regularly appointed board members, except the right to vote or be counted toward a quorum for official board business. The Texas State University System is Texas’ first university system, consisting of seven institutions stretching from far West Texas to the Louisiana border.

For more information, contact University Communications:

Jayme Blaschke, 512-245-2555

Sandy Pantlik, 512-245-2922