The University of Incarnate Word named Dr. Thomas Evans as the school's 10th president.

The announcement came in a press release Thursday morning.

Evans previously served as president of Carroll College in Helena, Montana for five years.

The husband and father of two has also served at St. Edwards University in Austin.

He spent 16 years at St. Eds fulfilling several administrative roles.

Evans holds a Master of Arts in Asian Studies and a Ph.D in Higher Education Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

He received his undergrad education at Georgetown University.