Kenneth M. Jastrow II (BBA ’69, MBA ’71) & Robert B. Rowling (BBA ’76), Honored with UT Presidential Citation
From the UT Office of Public Affairs
The university's Tower glowed orange Tuesday in honor of recipients of the Presidential Citation, Civitatis Award, Arno Nowotny Medal, President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award and Chancellor's Council Outstanding Teaching Award. The Presidential Citation 2009 was presented to Thomas W. Anderson, Kenneth M. Jastrow II and Robert B. Rowling.
Persons receiving awards have provided service that has made a profound and positive difference in the achievement of the university's mission. The Presidential Citation was created in 1979 to recognize extraordinary contributions of individuals who personify the university's commitment to the task of transforming lives. The university does not award honorary degrees, and these citations salute those whose service exemplifies the values shared by university community.
Three students will receive a Presidential Citation Endowed Scholarship, one each in honor of the recipients... Jastrow is former chairman and CEO of Temple-Inland and is chairman of The University of Texas Commission of 125. He received the Texas Exes Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2004 and was a McCombs School of Business Hall of Fame inductee in 2003. Rowling is owner and chairman, of TRT Holdings, Inc. He was vice chairman of The University of Texas System Board of Regents from 2007-2009 and a member of The University of Texas System Board of Regents from 2004-2009. He was a Texas Business Hall of Fame honoree in 2003. Read the full story.