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SHSU President, Alumnus Marry In Horseshoe Bay Ceremony

Aug. 5, 2014
SHSU Media Contact: Julia May

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headshot of Dr. Dana G. Hoyt
SHSU President Dana G. Hoyt

SHSU President Dana G. Hoyt and John M. Hoyt, ’75, were married on Aug. 4 in Horseshoe Bay, Texas, in the presence of family and close friends.

Mr. Hoyt owned and operated HGS Self-Storage in Waco where he retains business interests.

He has been actively engaged with the university for many years as a contributor and through volunteer leadership capacities. A member of the Sigma Chi fraternity, he has served as member of the President’s Circle, Sam Houston Memorial Museum board, the Share the Vision Campaign leadership council, and the Alumni Association board of directors, for which he served as president.

Mr. Hoyt is a Life Endowed Member of the SHSU Alumni Association and has established endowments for academic and athletic programs at the university.

Dr. Hoyt has served as president of Sam Houston State University for four years and previously held the position of vice president for finance and operations.

Under her leadership, the university has experienced impressive growth in enrollment and academic programming.

During this time, SHSU has been recognized nationally for innovative programs and its focus on student success.

The Hoyts are making Huntsville their primary home.




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