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Lynn Allen Gibson

Lynn Allen Gibson, American research administrator.


  • Gibson, Lynn Allen was born on June 13, 1955 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Son of William Mack and Selma Lee (Harney) Gibson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1979. Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Southwest Texas State University, 1984.


    • Manager Lyndon B. Johnson Center Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1978-1980. Administrative operations supervisor United States Census Bureau, Mequite, Texas, 1980. Congressional assistant United States House Representatives, Washington, 1980-1983.

      Director data services Texas Attorney General, Austin, 1983-1985. Director laser research Baylor Research Institute, Dallas, 1985-1987, vice president research administration, since 1987. Member committee International Information Access '87, Dallas, since 1986.

      Project manager Free Electron Laser, Dallas, 1985-1986.


    • Executive editor: (journal) Baylor Proceedings, 1986.


    The state should not attempt to control the church, nor should the church seek to dominate the state. The separation of church and state should not be misconstrued as the abolition of all religious expression from public life.


    Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

    Denomination: Methodist


    The Bible can be puzzling but it is continually a source of inspiration and direction in lives of people.


    Board directors Memorial Student Center Enrichment Foundation, College Station, Texas, 1981-1983, Technology Transfer Association, 1990-1991, president, 1991-1992. Board directors Dallas Wind Symphony. Member Opportunity Dallas Leadership Program, 1988.

    Member professional development committee Hat Council University Research Administration, since 1991. Member Data processing Management Association, national Health Lawyers Association, Texas Technology transfers Association (president since 1991), National Council of University Research Administrators (professional development committee since 1991).



    Golf, racquetball.


    • Married Julia D. Allen.
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    Born June 13, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1979
      Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1984
      Southwest Texas State University
    • 1978 - 1980
      Manager, Lyndon B. Johnson Center Southwest Texas State University
      San Marcos, Guatemala
    • 1980
      administrative operations supervisor United States Census Bureau
      Texas, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      congressional assistant, United States House Representatives
      Washington, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      director, data services Texas Attorney General
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      director, laser research Baylor Research Institute
      Dallas, Texas, United States