Tarleton State University

Inauguration ceremony for Tarleton President James L. Hurley set Feb. 28

Dr. James L. Hurley will be inaugurated Friday, Feb. 28, as Tarleton State University’s 16th president.


Tarleton women earn Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame induction

The Tarleton State College women’s rodeo team set a historic precedent by winning consecutive national championships in 1969, 1970 and 1971.

Now, the seven women who made up those teams — Karen Walls, Sally Preston, Angie Watts Averhoff, Vicki Higgins Emerson, Connie Wilkinson Wood, Sharon Harrison Youngblood and Martha Tompkins Jordan — are members of the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame induction class of 2020.