Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
May 17, 2017
E. Will Gray, II, of Midland, has been appointed trustee of the the Texas State University Development Foundation.
Gray's three-year term will begin on September 1, 2017. Terms are renewable for one additional three-year period.
Gray is a founding partner and current chief executive officer of Remnant Oil. He has held various senior level management positions including executive vice president of Resaca Exploitation, chairman and CEO of Cross Border Resources, CEO of Dala Petroleum and president of WS Oil and Gas. Since 2005, Gray has directly operated more than 950 wells located in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma.
Gray received his B.S. in Business Management from Texas State in 1998. While attending Texas State, he was a member of the men’s varsity golf team, earning Southland Conference All-Academic Honors. Gray was born and raised in Midland/Odessa and graduated from Midland Senior High School in 1993.
The Texas State University Development Foundation supports and furthers the mission of Texas State University through the acceptance and investment of gifts established as endowments benefiting the students, faculty and staff. Established as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) in 1977, the foundation is committed to appropriately accepting, stewarding and maintaining investments of private donors with loyalty and integrity. The long-term objective of the foundation is to earn a return sufficient to preserve the purchasing power of the foundation for generations to come, as well as providing for current scholarship needs.
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Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,849 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 170,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.