Jack E. Brown ’46


Jack E. Brown 1946   Jack Brown, a successful businessman and WWII veteran was principal and founding partner of Midland-based Wagner and Brown, LTD, an independent oil and gas company. In 1943, Brown entered the United States Army, serving in [...]

Joe B. Foster ’56


Joe B. Foster 1956   Foster is a Texas businessman, oilman, and philanthropist. From 1989 to 2005, Foster was Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Newfield Exploration Company, headquartered in Houston. Previously, Foster was Chairman of Tenneco Oil Company [...]

Dr. Robert Gates


Dr. Robert Gates   Dr. Gates received his bachelors degree from the College of William and Mary, his Master's degree in history from Indiana University, and his Doctorate in Russian and Soviet history from Georgetown University. He served as Deputy [...]