Archie L. Blanson was named interim president of the North Harris campus of Lone Star College in Texas. Dr. Blanson will serve as interim president of LSC-North Harris until the search for a permanent president is completed later this year.
Dr. Blanson had been serving as vice chancellor of student services for Lone Star College overseeing admissions, registration, dual credit, disabilities, enrollment management, and numerous student services activities and partnerships.
Prior to joining Lone Star College, Dr. Blanson devoted 39 years in education to the Aldine Independent School District in Texas, finishing his career as deputy superintendent. In 2018, the school district paid tribute to Dr. Blanson by naming its newest facility the Dr. Archie L. Blanson Career and Technical Education High School in his honor.
Dr. Blanson graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisana. He holds a master’s degree in education from Texas Southern University and a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University.