Dr. Thomas Evans named 10th President of UIW

May 3, 2019

Dr. Thomas Evans named 10th President of UIW
Press conference to be held on June 13

San Antonio - UIW is proud to announce that the 10th president of the University of the Incarnate Word has been selected and approved by both the Board of Trustees and the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. Dr. Thomas Evans has been chosen to fill the role of University president at UIW.

For the past five years, Evans has served as president of Carroll College in Helena, Mont.  During his time at Carroll, he developed and implemented a strategic plan - Vision 2018, oversaw a budget of $55 million, and developed and led comprehensive capital campaigns. Prior to his time at Carroll College, Evans served at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas for 16 years; having risen through the ranks in various roles ultimately to associate vice president of professional education and global initiatives.

Evans holds both a Master of Arts in Asian studies and a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Texas at Austin. He earned a Bachelor of Science in language arts from the School of Languages and Linguistics at Georgetown University.

Evans and his wife, Lisa have two sons, Walter and Leland.

The University will hold an official media and community introduction on June 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. in the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room.


CONTACT:    UIW office of communications and marketing, (210) 829-6001, pr@uiwtx.edu