Governor Rick Perry has appointed a prominent El Paso businessman to serve another term on the board that oversees the state's university system.
Paul Foster was one of three people appointed to the Texas System Board of Regents Thursday.
Foster is the executive chairman of Western Refining Company -- and is part of the ownership group bringing Triple-A baseball to El Paso.
He currently serves as vice chairman of the Board of Regents and has been on the board since 2007.
His new term will expire in February of 2019.