Jon Buchanan

Mr. Buchanan holds a BS degree in Agricultural Development from Texas A&M University and has always had a passion for working with students. After spending many years in full-time ministry, he began working for Texas A&M University in 2009 as an Admissions Counselor. He served as lead transfer advisor for the Aggieland Prospective Student Center and was also the liaison for the Program for System Admission before becoming Director of the center in 2013. Since 2016, he has served as Associate Director of Engineering Academies, where he is responsible for recruitment, retention and diversity efforts.

My Sessions

Diversifying the Engineering Workforce through Strategic Partnerships


Texas A&M University-College Station (TAMU) has formed partnerships with two-year colleges to establish the Texas A&M Engineering Academies. The Texas A&M Engineering Academies is the only engineering transition program of its kind in the United States. Unlike traditional transfer programs or articulation agreements, students admitted to a Texas A&M Engineering Academy are part of the […]

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