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Steven G. Gamble

STEVEN G. GAMBLE obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in history and his Doctorate Degree in American History with a minor in American Literature in 1976, all from Texas Tech University.

He was Dean of Enrollment Management and Vice President of Academic Affairs at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas from 1985 to 1992.

From 1992 to 2001 he was President of Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas. From 2001 to 2017 he was President and Professor of History at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico where he presently serves as President Emeritus. On Dr. Gamble’s watch, Eastern New Mexico University was recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the top 20 fastest growing universities in the nation.

Dr. Gamble served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force and as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves from 1968 to 1995, a 27 year period. He was awarded the U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal for distinguished accomplishment in 1995.

Dr. Gamble was recognized by the Council for the Advancement of Secondary Education (CASE) with the Chief Executive Leadership Award in 2013.

Dr. Gamble’s association with Capital Formation Counselors, Inc.® began in 2019 as Vice President of this corporation devoted to the long-term preservation of private capital.

Dr. Gamble lives in Portales, New Mexico and has a grown son.