Gov. Perry Appoints Kuehne to University of North Texas System Board of Regents
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Ernest "Ernie" Kuehne Jr. of Dallas to the University of North Texas (UNT) System Board of Regents for a term to expire May 22, 2017.
Kuehne is an attorney, and president and board chairman of Kuehne Oil Company. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, a 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, and a volunteer for the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children and Greater Dallas Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. He is a member of the UNT President's Council, UNT McConnell Society and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity Alumni Advisory Board, and a life member of the UNT Alumni Association and UNT Ex-Letterman's Association. He is also past chair of the Farmers and Merchants National Bank Board of Directors, past president of the American Junior Golf Association, and a past member of the Park Cities YMCA Sports Committee.
He received a bachelor's degree from the University of North Texas and a law degree from Baylor University Law School.