A Site History Project for The Texas A&M University System's RELLIS Campus

“Home Run”

Kem Bennett is the former dean of the Texas A&M College of Engineering and vice chancellor of The Texas A&M University System. He’s served as agency director of both the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. In both jobs, he oversaw activities which were conducted at what was then called the Riverside Campus

 

Dr. G Kemble “Kem” Bennett served as vice chancellor of engineering for the Texas A&M University System and dean of the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University from 2002 to 2011. Bennett joined the Texas A&M engineering program in 1986 and has held several leadership positions, including professor and head of the Department of Industrial Engineering, associate dean of research, director and CEO of the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and director and CEO of the Texas Engineering Extension Service (TEEX). As vice chancellor, Bennett oversaw coordination and collaboration among the engineering, academic and research programs at universities throughout the Texas A&M System and led the research programs and extension services of three state agencies: TEES, TEEX and the Texas Transportation Institute.