December 10, 2012
COLLEGE STATION, Texas –The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Board of Regents Meeting Room, 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 to purchase approximately 12.4 acres of unimproved land in the city of College Station, Brazos County, Texas—A&M System;
- Consideration of any and all things leading to the selection of the president of Texas A&M University-Texarkana, including possible action to name the finalist(s) for this position—A&M System;
- Adoption of a resolution honoring Dr. Nancy Dickey as president of the Texas A&M Health Science Center and vice chancellor for health affairs—A&M System;
- Granting development leave for Nancy W. Dickey, M.D., Texas A&M Health Science Center—A&M System; and
- Adoption of a resolution honoring Texas A&M University Head Football Coach Kevin Sumlin for his leadership and the Texas A&M football coaching staff and players for their performance during the 2012 football system—Texas A&M System.
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 $3.5 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center, the A&M System educates more than 125,000 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