biosketch as of 1983
BERYL BUCKLEY MILBURN of Austin was appointed to a six-year term on
The University of Texas System Board of Regents by Governor Bill
Clements on January 9, 1981.
last updated in April 1983
She served from 1979 to 1981 as chairman of the Coordinating Board,
Texas College and University System, relinquishing that position upon
her appointment to the U. T. System Board of Regents.
She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and French from The
University of Texas at Austin, and did graduate work in government at
U. T. Austin. She is a graduate of Shipley School, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
In 1973, she was appointed by Governor Dolph Briscoe as vice
chairman for the Texas Constitutional Revision Commission. She was
named "One of Five Outstanding Women of Austin" in 1974 and is a past
member of the Board of Trustees, St. Edward's University; Seton
Development Board; Pan American Round Table; Settlement Club; and Board
of Catholic Charities, all of Austin.
Mrs. Milburn is a director of the First City National Bank of
Austin, serving on the Executive Committee. She is a member of the
National Association of Corporate Directors and the National Association
of Bank Women. She also serves on the board of directors of the
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges which
headquarters in Washington, D.C.
In 1976-77, she was a member of the U.S. Advisory Commission on
International Education and Cultural Affairs, and in 1978, she served as
regional chairman of the Clements for Governor Campaign. In 1979,
was co-chairman of the Texas Inaugural Committee. Her political activities have
included the position of Texas director of the President Ford Primary Campaign, 1975-76;
state vice chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, 1969-72; president of the
Texas Federation of Republican Women, 1967-69, member of the State
Republican Executive Committee, 1956-65, and secretary of the Committee
for three years.
She is a member of the Junior League of Austin, and enjoys tennis,
hunting, fishing, and sailing. She is married to Malcolm L. Milburn and
they have three children: Beri, Malcolm, Jr. and Michael.