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Gov. Perry Appoints Kuehne to University of North Texas System Board of Regents

Monday, January 07, 2013  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment

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.

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