Office of the Provost
Executive Director of Leadership Initiatives,
Texas A&M University
Today, Fred McClure serves as the Executive Director of Leadership Initiatives at the Office of the Provost at Texas A&M University. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation. He earned an undergraduate degree in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University and his law degree from Baylor University. He has extensive legislative experience in Congress and broad advocacy experience with the Executive Branch of the U.S. Government. His career highlights include service as Associate Deputy U.S. Attorney General, Special Assistant for Legislative Affairs to President Ronald Reagan, and Assistant for Legislative Affairs to President George Bush.
He also served as a member of the National Civil Aviation Review Commission. In 1995, Mr. McClure was appointed to a six-year term on the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System, where he served two years as Vice Chairman. He has served as Chairman of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association and the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors. A native of San Augustine, Texas, Mr. McClure and his wife, Harriet, have two children.