Lou: From Brooklyn to Broadway: The University of the Incarnate Word's 25 Years with Dr. Louis J. Agnese, Jr

Lou: From Brooklyn to Broadway: The University of the Incarnate Word's 25 Years with Dr. Louis J. Agnese, Jr

by Patricia A. Watkins

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781893271609
Publisher: Maverick Publishing Company
Publication date: 11/23/2011
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Patricia A. Watkins rode the fast-moving Agnese train at the University of the Incarnate Word for 23 years until disembarking in 2010, when she retired as vice president for international affairs. Watkins, who holds a doctorate in education from Texas A&M University, is also the author of four science textbooks. She and Charles Watkins have been married for 53 years and have two grown children. Pat and Charles reside in Boerne, Texas.

Table of Contents

Foreword vi

Preface ix

Introduction xi

I The New Vision: A Welcoming Campus Is Stabilized

1 The Presidency - Job or Vision? 3

2 Let the Bartering Begin! 13

3 Selling the Plan 21

4 The Sign Painter and the Man in the Moon 29

5 Inauguration at "The College" 37

6 No Mafia-Just Lou 45

7 Fickle Fame and a Bowl of Chili 53

8 DéjàVuinWaco 63

II Growth and Change: "Somebody Stop That Man!"

9 The Brainpower Connection 73

10 A Slow Boat for Balance 81

11 Flak Jackets and Texas Rangers 89

12 From A to Zoo 97

13 All Dressed Up with No Place to Park 105

14 "The Rest of the Story" 115

15 Johnny's Bridge 121

16 The Year of the Tiger 129

17 Blind or Blind-sided? 137

18 The Other Shoe 141

III Raising All Ships: A Mature Campus; A Mature President

19 A Mouse in the House 149

20 Where were You When…? 157

21 The Right Prescription 165

22 Build It and They Will Come 173

23 Bad Year at Goodyear 181

24 Still Undefeated 187

25 To Be Continued 195

Epilogue 205

Index 212

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