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Southwest Conference (U.S.). Southwest Conference Men's Basketball - Page 8. 1995-1996. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 18, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/champ/item/1602/show/1450.

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Southwest Conference (U.S.). (1995-1996). Southwest Conference Men's Basketball - Page 8. University of Houston Sports Championship Publications. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/champ/item/1602/show/1450

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Title Southwest Conference Men's Basketball
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  • Southwest Conference (U.S.)
Publisher Southwest Conference (U.S.)
Date 1995-1996
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  • Basketball
  • College sports
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  • Southwest Conference (U.S.)
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  • programs (documents)
Language English
Physical Description 160 page document
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Transcript Jrasm^ Southwest Conference Staff Dr. Ray M. Bowen SWC Council of Presidents, Chair President, Texas A&M University Dr. Ray M. Bowen is the 21st President of Texas A&M University, the nation's third largest university. Prior to assuming the presidency of Texas A&M on June 1, 1994, Dr. Bowen served for a year as interim president of Oklahoma State University. He joined the administration at Oklahoma State in 1991 as provost and vice president for academic affairs. He began his professional career in 1965 when he joined the mechanical engineering faculty at Louisiana State University. Two years later, he accepted an appointment in the Mechanical Engineering and Mathermatical Sciences Department at Rice University, where he served for 16 years including five years as department chair. Dr. Bowen later served as dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Bowen was a member of the National Science Foundation staff on two occasions. Prior to accepting the top academic position at Oklahoma State, he served for almost two years at NSF's Washington D.C. headquarters, most recently as deputy assistant director for engineering. He also served as director of the Division aof Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from 1982-83. Immediately after receiving his Ph.D., he began three years of active military duty and served on the faculty of the Air Force Institute of Technology in Dayton, Ohio. He subsequently served for a year as a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University. He has twice served abroad as a visiting professor, in 1974 in New Zealand and 1979 in Germany. He holds two degrees from Texas A&M. He earned a B.S. in 1958 and a Ph.D. in 1961, both in mechanical engineering. He also received a master's degree from the California Institue of Technology in 1959. Kyle Kallander Commissioner Kyle Kallander was named sixth Commissioner of the Southwest Conference on June 7, 1995. He came to the SWC in Aug., 1992, as Assistant Commissioner after serving as director of advertising and promotions for the University of Washington from 1989-92. Kallander's duties at the SWC have included football affairs, including game administration and television, compliance programs, championship administration and special events such as the annual GTE/SWC Football Kickoff Luncheon, and the SWC Spring Meetings. The native of Mercer Island, Washington, and holder of both an undergraduate and master's degree from the University of Washington, coordinated advertising and promotion for 23 men's and women's sports for the Huskies for three years. He has worked for two decades in a variety of athletic endeavors which have had regional and national impacts. Kallander began his career as a public reltions assistant for the NFL's Seattle Seahawks and later became director of marketing for Sportslnk. The latter organization handled various college game programs and the souvenir edition for the 1984 U.S. Women's Olympic Marathon Trials. From 1983-85 he also served as sports coordinator for Uniprint Printing Co. in Seattle and was responsible for all phases of publication for five college and professional organization' game programs, media guides and special supplements. In 1985 the Washington resident began a seven-year association with the Univeristy of Washington, first as an assistant to the athletic director. His tenure has included such diverse duties as handling the UW football team travel, director of compliance, selling Husky promotional packages to regional and naitonal sponsors and serving as a liaison to university flagship radio and television stations for broadcast sponsorhips and promotions. Kyle and his wife, Lisa, have two sons - Stefan and Tristan. Bill Foster Associate Commissioner One of the most respected names in college basketball circles, Bill Foster is in his third year at the Southwest Conference office as an associate Commissioner. Foster's responsibilities include a wide variety of day-to-day basketball administrative duties as well as the planning and undertaking of the Dr Pepper SWC Classic. He arranged for a first-ever SWC all-stars' basketball tour to Mexico in 1995. Foster also serves as tournament director for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament, hosted by the SWC at Reunion Arena in 1996. One of the nation's most outstanding on-the-floor-coaches and basketball organizers, Foster became the first coach in NCAA history to guide four different Division I schools to 20-win seasons. He was named the National Basketball Coach of the Year in 1978 after leading the Duke Blue Devils to a 27-7 record, the NCAA Final Four and the national title game against Kentucky. That team's efforts are chronicled in noted author John Feinstein's book Forever's Team. Foster served as president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches and has served as a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Trustees for more than 15 years and currently serves as president of the Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania and Rutgers University Sports Halls of Fame. Foster, who has served as a college basketball analyst for CBS and ESPN, has coached 12 players who have continued their careers in the National Basketball Association and 40 others who have competed professionaly in Europe and Asia. In the summer of 1992, Foster was head coach of a Big Ten squad that traveled to Europe and compiled a 6-1 record against teams from England, Belgium and the Netherlands. He also coached teamsin the 1986 U.S. Olympic Festival in Houston and the 1991 Japan/Aloha Classic. A noted clinician, Foster had made speaking appearances in many foreign countries including Greece, Belgium, The Netherlands, China, Japan, Costa Rica, Iceland, Switzerland, and the Philippines. Foster compiled a carrer record of 467-409 in 33 seasons as head coach at Bloomsburg (Pa.) State, Rutgers, Utah, Duke, South Carolina, and Northwestern. Prior to coming to the SWC, he served as Interim Director of Athletics and Recreation at Northwestern after a six-year stint as head coach of the Wildcats. A native of Norwood, Pa., Foster served from 1951 -52 in the U.S. Air Force, graduated from Elizabethtown College in 1954 and earned a master's degree from Temple University in 1957. He coached six years at Chichester and Abington high schools before taking the head position at Bloomsburg State College. Foster and his wife, Shirley have four daughters - Vicky. Debra. Julie and Maiy. swc Southwest Conference Basketball