Editor's Note: Photos of Golden and Rose are available
and at http://www.uh.edu/media/nr/2004/01jan/010704rosephoto.html
PERRY NAMES TWO NEW UH SYSTEM BOARD
OF REGENTS MEMBERS
University of Houston Alums Golden, Rose Appointed
to Six-Year Terms
HOUSTON, Jan. 7, 2004 – Texas Gov. Rick Perry appointed two
new members to the University of Houston System Board of Regents:
Dennis D. Golden of Carthage, Texas and Lynden B. Rose of Houston.
They will serve six-year terms.
Golden and Rose are UH alums. Golden, an optometrist, is a cum laude
graduate of the University of Houston where he received his bachelors
of science and optometry degrees. Rose, an attorney, earned his
undergraduate and law degrees from the university where he was also
co-captain of the Cougar basketball team that reached the NCAA Final
Four in 1982.
Golden replaces former UH System Regent Suzette Caldwell whose term
expired last year. Rose replaces Gene McDavid, the former Board
of Regents chair whose term also expired last year. A complete list
of UH System Board members is available at http://www.uhsa.uh.edu/regents/board_members/.
“Governor Perry has provided our university system with two
highly qualified individuals whose familiarity with our campus will
allow them to contribute immediately to our efforts to build the
University of Houston into a national and international institution
of academic and research excellence,” said Bo Smith, chair
of the UH System Board of Regents. “We welcome Dennis and
Lynden into our family and look forward to having them help us work
through the challenges that face us in reaching our goals in the
Golden is a doctor of optometry and owner of Golden Eye Associates
in Carthage, Texas. He is a member of the Texas Optometric Association
(TOA) and the American Optometric Association. He is past president
of TOA, which named him optometrist of the year in 2003. He is also
the past chairman of the Board of Trustees of Panola College where
he served three terms.
Rose is an attorney in private practice in Houston. He is president
of L. M. Rose Consulting and former president of Rose Sports Management
Inc. Rose currently serves on the Governor’s Advisory Council
on Physical Fitness and the Harris County Sheriff’s Department
Civil Service Commission.
About the University of Houston System
The University of Houston System is the state’s only metropolitan
higher education system, encompassing four universities and two
multi-institution teaching centers. The universities are the University
of Houston, a nationally recognized doctoral degree-granting, comprehensive
research university; the University of Houston-Downtown, a four-year
undergraduate university beginning limited expansion into graduate
programs; and the University of Houston-Clear Lake and the University
of Houston-Victoria, both upper division and master’s-level
institutions. The centers are the UH System at Sugar Land and the
UH System at Cinco Ranch. In addition, the UH System includes KUHF-FM,
Houston’s National Public Radio and classical radio station,
and KUHT-TV, the nation’s first educational television station.
For more information about UH visit the universitys
Newsroom at www.uh.edu/admin/media/newsroom.