The school board Thursday night unanimously appointed Freddie McFarland as interim superintendent.
McFarland is the district’s director of student affairs and had been principal of Hendrickson High School. He also was a superintendent in the Kerens and Stockdale school districts.
He will not seek the permanent position to replace Superintendent Charles Dupre, who is leaving to become the superintendent for the Fort Bend school district.
Trustees also voted to seek proposals from potential firms to conduct a search for a new superintendent.