June 29, 2012
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special telephonic meeting Friday, June 29 at 2 p.m. in the Board of Regents Annex, located in the Memorial Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University.
The meeting will convene in open session and immediately recess to executive session. The Board will reconvene in open session to consider action on the following items:
- Authorization for the president of Texas A&M to take any and all action to identify a candidate, and negotiate and execute an employment agreement with such candidate as Texas A&M’s athletic director;
- Authorization for the chancellor of the Texas A&M System and the president of Texas A&M to take any and all action to investigate and pursue a potential affiliation with Texas Wesleyan School of Law, including approval to amend the table of programs for preliminary authority for a first-professional program in law and authorization to request approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
A copy of the full meeting agenda is available at http://www.tamus.edu/regents/meetingmaterials/special/.
About the A&M System
The A&M System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $3.3 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center, the A&M System educates more than 120,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. Externally funded research expenditures exceed $780 million and help drive the state’s economy.
Contact: Steven B. Moore