Movers & Shakers

June 1st, 2015

Dr. Staples for UHCL

Dr. Staples for UHCL

Name: William A. (Bill) Staples

Occupation:  President, University of Houston-Clear Lake

Hometown: Fort Madison, Iowa

Current home: Clear Lake

Family: Darlene, my wife; and Haley, our daughter

My favorite writer is:  Jim Collins

Someone I’d like to meet:  Arnold Palmer

If I could switch places with someone for just one day, I’d choose:  Warren Buffett

My favorite performers are: George Strait and Jack Nicholson

I like to spend my leisure time: Playing golf and traveling

If I could travel any place, I’d go to:  Australia

My favorite meal is:  Pork chops

As a youngster, I wanted to grow up to be:  A cowboy

You’ll never catch me: Running a marathon

The thing that bugs me the most is: People being mean to other people

My favorite movie is: The Shawshank Redemption

Few people know: I used to umpire baseball

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