John Sharp

John Sharp
The Texas A&M University System
Moore/Connally Building, 7th Floor
301 Tarrow
College Station, Texas 77840-7896
(979) 458-6000
fax (979) 458-6044

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $7.8 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, a comprehensive health science center, eight state agencies, Texas A&M-Fort Worth and Texas A&M-RELLIS, the Texas A&M System educates more than 153,000 students and makes more than 23 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. System-wide, research and development expenditures exceed $1 billion and help drive the state’s economy.
2011-present Chancellor, The Texas A&M University System
2005 Texas Tax Reform Commission
1999-2011 Principal, Ryan LLC
1990-1998 Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
1986-1990 Texas Railroad Commissioner
1982-1986 Member, Texas Senate
1978-1982 Member, Texas House of Representatives
Military Service
1973 Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army Reserves
1976 Master’s Degree, Public Administration, Southwest Texas State University
1972 Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Texas A&M University