Bowers joins Rice Board of Trustees

Business leader Donald Bowers has been elected to the Rice University Board of Trustees. He will serve a four-year term, along with newcomers Bart Broadman and Holli Ladhani.

“We’re excited to welcome Donald, Bart and Holli to the Rice University Board of Trustees,” said Board Chairman Bobby Tudor. “With expertise ranging from banking and investing to energy industry leadership and community engagement, they bring valuable perspectives as the board focuses on the university’s Vision for the Second Century, Second Decade (V2C2).”

“We are adding three talented people with a great diversity of experience and perspectives,” Rice President David Leebron said. “We look forward to working with Donald, Bart and Holli and tapping their expertise as we execute our new strategic plan for the university.”

Bowers is vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Houston branch. He has a B.A. in managerial studies from Rice, where he lettered in football, and an MBA with a concentration in banking and finance from Sam Houston State University. He is a senior fellow of the 29th Class of American Leadership Forum Houston Gulf Coast Chapter