E. Don Walker, Sr.


Apr. 27, 1922 Birth
1948 BS, SHSTC
1949 MBA, University of Texas
1955 Employee of University of Texas System
1976 HonLLD,
Southwestern University
1978-84 Chancellor,
University of Texas System
1979 Named SHSU Distinguished Alumnus
May 1, 1991 Death


Everitt Donald Walker, Sr. was the chancellor of the twelve-campus University of Texas System from 1978 to 1984.

He earned a B.S. degree from Sam Houston State Teachers College in 1948. He met his future wife, Kathryn Keneaster, while they were both students in Huntsville.

The Walker Education Center was built with contributions from son, E. Don Walker Jr. and the Meadows Foundation of Dallas.

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