COLLEGE STATION, TX – John Scroggs, a long-time staff member at Texas A&M University and a native of Corpus Christi has assumed the position of Chief of Staff at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.
“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Scroggs to this important position on the administrative team,” said Dr. Eleanor Green, Carl B. King Dean of Veterinary Medicine. “His reputation for providing strong staff leadership and improving efficiencies will be a valuable asset for our college. We are very excited that John will be joining our team not only for his experience, but also his strong record of excellence in service, knowledge of the university, and his superb interactions with people on multiple levels. I believe John’s particular talents will complement our team well. In a complex, active college, his organizational skills will pull together the talents of many to advance our diverse missions to the university, to the people of Texas and beyond.”
Scroggs, who served as the director and chief of staff for the Office of the Dean of Faculties and Associate Provost prior to arriving at the CVM, first joined the staff of Texas A&M University n 1996 as a technical writer.
“Texas A&M University has always been an important place for me,” said Scroggs. “I’ve received two degrees from here, and have had the opportunities to work for very diverse and exciting programs and people. Now I have the chance to bring together the lessons I have learned from so many places and use them to help advance the mission of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.”
From his graduation with a degree in English and Philosophy in 1993, Scroggs has been drawn to working with people.
“To work with people on multiple projects, and help them to find excitement and meaning in the workplace is important to me,” said Scroggs. “As the Chief of Staff, I hope to help the people I serve achieve their goals, and provide the support they need.”
As the Chief of Staff, Scroggs reports to Dean Eleanor Green, and will develop processes to improve efficiencies, supervise dean’s office staff and serve as an advisor to the dean.
“I love being a problem solver,” said Scrogg, “and in doing that, try to do my part in managing obstacles and distractions so that everyone truly performs at their best. I am looking forward to making a positive contribution to the CVM.”