Watts to step down as UTPB president

Watts to step down as UTPB president

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - Dr. W. David Watts announced at The University of Texas of the Permian Basin's annual fall convocation that he had submitted his resignation as president, effective August 31, 2017.

Dr. Watts is the longest serving president of UTPB, having served for 15 years.

While he was president, UTPB saw increased student enrollment as well as student housing.

A search committee will be formed in order to have a new president in place by Fall 2017.

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