Dr. Frampton leaving HSU to become Provost at Schreiner University

May 16, 2019 Dr. Kristina Campos-Davis, Dir. of Communications and Content Strategy

(KERRVILLE, Texas)—Schreiner University, after a nation-wide search, has announced that it has hired Dr. Travis Frampton, current VP for University Mission and Strategic Vision at Hardin-Simmons University, to be its new Provost and VP for Academic Affairs.

Dr. Frampton has been teaching at HSU for 19 years and has worked in many different roles, including professor of Biblical Studies, associate provost, SACS liaison, and Vice President for University Mission and Strategic Vision. Dr. Frampton received his B.A. from Samford University, his M.A.R. from Yale University, and a dual Ph.D. in Philosophy from Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Netherlands and Religion from Baylor University. Among his other accomplishments, Dr. Frampton is also well-known for being the person who rediscovered and publicized the story of James B. Simmons all over campus and into the HSU Community. By rediscovering this long-lost heritage, Dr. Frampton has helped HSU rediscover its mission and vision.

“We are delighted to have Dr. Frampton joining the Schreiner community,” said Dr. Charlie McCormick, Schreiner University President. “Although he is new to Schreiner, faculty and staff have told me that they felt that he already understands our core commitments at Schreiner.

Dr. Travis Frampton Vice President for Mission and Strategic Vision
Dr. Travis Frampton

Dr. Frampton understands the challenges and opportunities of independent colleges and universities, and he has a history of responding to these in ways that are innovative even as they honor the past. He and his family will be a welcome addition to Schreiner University and the Hill Country.”

“We are so excited for Dr. Travis Frampton and his family in his new opportunity at Schreiner University. Schreiner is a wonderful university, and Dr. Charlie McCormick is an incredible president. And, we are excited for the future that Dr. Travis Frampton has and the opportunities he is going to be afforded. We will miss him greatly, he is such an integral part of our campus, and yet we know that God has greater things for him. We look forward to seeing all the things he will do at Schreiner University,” says HSU President, Mr. Eric Bruntmyer.

Dr. Frampton and his family will move over the summer so that he can begin his new position on July 1.

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