Dr. Todd Jewell named Texas State Faculty Ombudsperson

June 6, 2022

From the Office of the President
Texas State University

Dr. Todd Jewell, Professor of Finance and Economics, and Dr. Colleen Myles, Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies, have agreed to serve as the Faculty Ombudspersons for a term of three years. These appointments begin June 1, 2022, and continue through August 31, 2025.
The Faculty Handbook describes the role of the Faculty Ombudsperson in this manner: “The Ombudsperson is a neutral person with whom faculty may voice concerns, evaluate situations, organize thoughts, and identify options.”
Dr. Jewell joined Texas State in August 2014 as a tenured professor and served as chair of the Department of Finance and Economics and associate dean in the McCoy College of Business Administration.  Dr. Jewell holds a B.A. from Pepperdine University and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Dr. Myles joined Texas State in August 2013. She holds a B.A. from Sonoma State University and a M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of California-Davis.  She was tenured and promoted to associate professor in 2019. ✯

For more information, email Twister Marquiss, manager of marketing and communications for the McCoy College of Business, at twister@txstate.edu.

About the McCoy College of Business

Established in 1970, Texas State’s business school officially became the McCoy College of Business in 2004 following a donation of $20 million by Emmett and Miriam McCoy. The college, which offers classes in both San Marcos and Round Rock, is accredited by AACSB in both business and accounting, and has graduated nearly 42,000 alumni.

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