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ETBU Names A New President

East Texas Baptist University elects a new President.

Dr. Samuel w.  Oliver has been chosen as the 12th president by the ETBU board of trustees. Oliver will succeed Dr. Bob riley who will retire in July of next year.

Oliver is currently the Vice President for Student Life at Baylor University.

 Oliver is a graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. He holds a Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University.

Oliver earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Administration from Texas A & M

He is also a licensed and ordained Baptist minister having served since October 2003 as the Pastor of Canaan Baptist Church of Crawford, Texas.

LaKecia Shockley, Reporting

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