HOUSTON (January 29, 2019) – Dr. Austin A. Lane, president of Texas Southern University (TSU), has been appointed to serve on the Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees.  Ranked 4th nationally among all children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, TCH is a leader in pediatric and women’s health.

“To be appointed to the Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees is an honor,” said Dr. Lane. “I look forward to supporting the great work being done at Texas Children’s Hospital under the direction of (President and CEO) Mark Wallace.”


Texas Southern University (TSU) honors our designation as a special-purpose institution for urban programming and research. TSU is a comprehensive university providing higher education access to the nation’s underserved communities. TSU’s academic and research programs address critical urban issues, and prepares its diverse student population to become a force for positive change in a global society. TSU offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs and concentrations – bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral and professional degrees – organized into 10 colleges and schools on a 150-acre campus nestled in the heart of Houston’s historic Third Ward. The University’s enrollment has a population of approximately 10,000 undergraduate and graduate-school academic candidates. Texas Southern has been a distinguished educational pioneer since 1927, and the University has become one of the most diverse and respected institutions in Texas. TSU has positioned itself as a proactive leader in educating underserved students and many who are the first in their family to attend college.

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