Networking Lunch - "Latest updates from the TAMU Institute for Advanced Study"
Clifford L. Fry, Ph.D. and Certified Valuation Analyst, is Associate Director of the Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study. Dr. Fry joined the Institute as Associate Director in September, 2013.
Dr. Fry assists Director John Junkins with the administration and promotion of the Institute. Prior to his current position, Dr. Fry supported numerous industry and private sector clients in economics and finance-related consulting for the past two decades as co-owner and Executive Vice President of RRC, Inc, a national economics consulting firm located in Bryan, TX. Dr. Fry graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s in Economics in 1967, and he received his doctorate in economics in 1972 from Texas A&M. He began his academic career on the Washington State University faculty and served on the University of Houston faculty for 17 years. During his tenure with the University of Houston, he served as chairman of the Department of Finance in the College of Business Administration and also as Director of Academic Programs for the College of Business Administration. His research has been published in peer reviewed journals in Economics and Finance. Dr. Fry has also worked as a Financial Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and as Vice President and head of the U.S. Economics Division of Crocker National Bank in San Francisco. He also has served as a visiting faculty member in the Department of Economics at Texas A&M. He has devoted years of service to the International Rett Syndrome Foundation, as a board member, regional representative for Texas, and as chairman of the Family Empowerment Board of rettsyndrome.org.
What is the Institute for Advanced Study? What role do they play at Texas A&M University? Clifford L. Fry, Ph.D., the Institute's Associate Director, will present updates about the latest group of eminent scholars that the Institute is bringing to Texas A&M and explain how the Institute is transforming Texas A&M into a world class academic leader.
These Reveille Club events, sponsored by Houston Aggie Women, are OPEN TO ALL – men and women, Aggies and Non-Aggies – anyone needing a little boost.
Afraid you won’t know anyone there? Bring a friend!
Can’t find a friend to bring? Don’t worry! In a room full of friendly Aggies, you’re bound to find a conversation to join. And with our wide range of Class Years, you’ll probably find someone with a Class Ring just like yours.
$25.00 for the incomparable Maggiano’s family-style Italian lunch, complete with that to-die-for chocolate cake.
Second Tuesday of every month – networking starts at 11:30 a.m., lunch from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.
2nd floor banquet room