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UT announces search committee, search firm

Posted December 18th, 2013

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Texas officials announced Wednesday that men’s athletic director Steve Patterson has put together a search committee and hired an executive search firm to assist in hiring the next head football coach.

According to UT, the following eight people will make up the search committee:

Steve Hicks, vice chair of the Board of Regents, one of the board’s athletics liaisons, and owner and executive chairman of Capstar Partners LLC, a private investment firm.

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Robert Stillwell, member of the Board of Regents, one of the board’s athletics liaisons, retired partner at Baker Botts LLP and an original director of Mesa Petroleum Co.

Michael Clement, accounting professor, McCombs School of Business at UT Austin, and faculty representative to the Men’s and Women’s Athletics Councils.

Ricardo Hinojosa, United States federal judge for the Southern District of Texas, former member of the university’s Commission of 125.

Charles Matthews, former vice president and general counsel of Exxon Mobil, current president of the Texas Exes.

Robert Rowling, former member of the Board of Regents and owner and chairman of TRT Holdings Inc.

Charles Tate, chairman of Capital Royalty, former member of the executive committee of the university’s Commission of 125.

Pamela Willeford, former U.S. ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein and former chair of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Patterson will also utilize Jed Hughes of Korn/Ferry International to help with the search.

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