University of Dallas Appoints Two New Board of Trustee Members

O’Halloran, Weber Join Board of Trustees

The University of Dallas has announced the appointment of two new members to its board of trustees. Terry O’Halloran, MBA ’83, and Julie Weber, BA ‘91, who recently attended their first full meeting in May, are both University of Dallas alumni.

“We are very excited to be bringing two alumni back to the University of Dallas,” said University of Dallas President Thomas W. Keefe. “Terry’s and Julie’s knowledge and experience will be invaluable as we work together toward the university’s vision of being recognized as a premier Catholic, liberal arts school and a first-choice institution for practice-oriented, professional business education."

The CEO of Air Distribution Technologies VP and general manager building efficiency with Johnson Controls, O’Halloran has worked at the same company for more than 30 years and served in nearly every position. He was president and CEO of Air Distribution Technologies before the company sold to Johnson Controls in April 2014 for a reported $1.6 billion. O’Halloran graduated from Texas Wesleyan University in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and in 1983 from the University of Dallas with an MBA in operations management.

Weber has over 20 years of domestic and international human resources experience and is currently Southwest Airline’s vice president people. Prior to joining Southwest, Weber began her career in human resources with Babich and Associates in Dallas. She joined MetaSolv Software in 1996 and served as vice president of human resources from 2000-06. Weber joined Southwest as director of employment and most recently served as senior director of people. She earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Dallas in 1991 and a master's degree in counseling psychology from Our Lady of the Lake University in 1993.

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