H. Scott Caven, Jr. ’67, was elected Chairman of The University of Texas System Board of Regents on November 9, 2007. Caven, first appointed to a six-year term on the Board of Regents by Governor Rick Perry in February 2003, has also served as a Vice Chairman and he chaired the Task Force on Admissions, Tuition, and Financial Aid. Caven serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO).
Caven is Managing Director and Regional Manager for Texas of Atlantic Trust Company, NA, a private wealth management firm. He was with Goldman, Sachs & Co. from 1969 to 2001, serving as Vice President from 1978 to 2001 and as Regional Manager for Houston, South Texas, and Mexico from 1981 to 1997.
Caven worked in the Office of Governor John B. Connally, Jr., in 1968-69 as a legal and planning assistant. He was appointed by Governor William P. Clements, Jr., as the first Chairman of the Texas Growth Fund Board of Trustees and served in that capacity from 1989 through 1999, having been reappointed to the position by both Governor Ann Richards and Governor George W. Bush. He was a member of the Texas Strategic Economic Policy Commission from 1987 to 1989.
In addition to his law degree, Caven earned his BBA from UT-Austin in 1964.
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