October 1, 2014

Texas A&M University System Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31

NEWS RELEASE
Oct. 28, 2013

COLLEGE STATION, Texas –The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday,  Oct. 31 at 9 a.m. in Bethancourt Grand Ballroom in the Memorial Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University.

The meeting will convene in open session to consider action on, but not limited to, the following items:

  • Approval of FY2015 operating budget guidelines – A&M System;
  • Approval of the project scope and budget, appropriation for pre-construction and construction services and approval for construction for the Live Virus Vaccine Facility – A&M System;
  • Approval of the project scope and budget, appropriation for pre-construction and construction services and approval for construction of the Agriculture and Business Multipurpose Classroom building project at Prairie View A&M University – A&M System.

The board will hear remarks regarding:

  • Chairman’s remarks (includes welcome and recognitions and A&M System member highlights) – Phil Adams, chairman of the board;
  • Chancellor’s remarks (includes academic program highlights and important research initiatives) – John Sharp, chancellor;
  • Fourth quarter audit report, audit tracking report and EthicsPoint Hotline updatge – Cathy Smock, chief auditor;
  • Fiscal Year 2013 Internal Audit Annual Report.

The board will also consider various legal and personnel matters in executive session, including:

  • Authorization for the President of Texas A&M University to execute athletic employment contracts and/or amended contracts:
  • Appointment of dean of student affairs, Texas A&M University-Central Texas;
  • Appointment of Health Science Center vice president for public health preparedness and response, Texas A&M;
  • Appointment of vice president for academic operations at Texas A&M University at Galveston, Texas A&M;
  • Appointment of interim chief executive officer, Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas A&M;
  • Update from the Texas A&M Presidential Search Advisory Committee.

 

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 $3.8 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, seven state agencies, two service units 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
(979) 458-6023
Syscomm@tamus.edu