Perry names UT Sys­tem re­gent

Austin American-Statesman - - LOCALBRIEFING -

Gov. Rick Perry has named Brenda Pe­jovich of Dal­las to the Uni­ver­sity of Texas Sys­tem Board of Re­gents.

The gover­nor’s of­fice also ac­cepted the res­ig­na­tion this week of UT Re­gent James Huffines. Re­gent Steve Hicks will move over to fill Huffines’ term, which runs un­til 2015. Perry an­nounced Pe­jovich’s ap­point­ment Fri­day. She will fill Hicks’ re­gent term that ex­pires in Fe­bru­ary 2011.

Pe­jovich, who is chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer of BFG Man­age­ment Co., is a board mem­ber of the Texas Pub­lic Pol­icy Founda- tion and the Texas Busi­ness Hall of Fame Foun­da­tion.

Pe­jovich is a for­mer mem­ber of the Texas Higher Ed­u­ca­tion Co­or­di­nat­ing Board.

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