April 21, 2014

Texas A&M University System announces IT Audit Report results

NEWS RELEASE April 17, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, Texas— John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, today announced that Deloitte Consulting, LLP has completed their study of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure throughout the A&M System. The study included 29 detailed recommendations with anticipated savings of $200 million over the next ten years or $20 [...]

Texas A&M University System and Texas A&M University Partner with Levy Restaurants

COLLEGE STATION, April 11, 2014 – Chancellor John Sharp and Texas A&M University Interim President Mark Hussey today announced a groundbreaking contract with Levy Restaurants to oversee food and hospitality operations in all athletic facilities, including Kyle Field, Blue Bell Park and Reed Arena. The athletic facilities were excluded from the prior agreement with Compass [...]

Texas A&M System announces e-procurement program

COLLEGE STATION, Texas – John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, today announced the establishment of Buy A&M, a single electronic procurement solution that encompasses the procurement process across the A&M System, while also allowing for organizational management for system members. “Buy A&M will increase the speed and efficiency of our procurement process [...]

NEWS MEDIA ADVISORY: Chancellor Sharp and Texas Senator Patrick to provide an overview of higher education initiatives in Texas

NEWS MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: Texas A&M University-Texarkana WHAT: Press Conference WHEN: Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 2:15 P.M. WHERE: Texas A&M University – Texarkana – 3rd Floor Atrium – University Center Bld. 7101 University Ave. Texarkana, Texas WHY: Texas A&M University System Chancellor, John Sharp, and Texas Senator Dan Patrick will provide an overview of [...]

Texas A&M System presents Paul “Bear” Bryant employment contracts

COLLEGE STATION, Texas— The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents and Chancellor John Sharp today presented Texas A&M University with the original Memorandum of Agreement, Employment Contract and House Deed of Sale of former Texas A&M Head Football Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. Bryant’s son, Paul, was unable to attend the ceremony, but said he [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M System to present Paul “Bear” Bryant contracts to Texas A&M

WHAT: The Texas A&M University System will present Texas A&M University with the original employment contracts of former Texas A&M Head Football Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. Media availability immediately following the presentation.   WHEN: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.   WHERE: Board of Regents Annex Gene Stalling Blvd. Texas A&M University Media parking [...]

Texas A&M System honors Brazos Valley legislators

NEWS RELEASE March 27, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, March 27, 2014 – John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, today honored Brazos Valley members of the Texas Senate and House of Representatives for their commitment and outstanding work during the 83rd legislative session. “We all share the desire for Texas to lead the nation [...]

Texas A&M University System Recognizes Representative Jim Keffer

NEWS RELEASE Feb. 24, 2014 GRANBURY, Texas — On Monday the Texas A&M University System, honored State Representative Jim Keffer for his commitment and outstanding work during the 83rd legislative session. “Through our shared commitment to the future of Texas, the Texas A&M University System and State Representative Jim Keffer are leading the way for [...]

Texas A&M System provides 2014 update on the Redevelopment of Kyle Field

NEWS RELEASE Feb. 18, 2014 COLLEGE STATION, Texas — John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, today hosted a briefing on the redevelopment of Kyle Field. Speakers included representatives from the A&M University System, Populous and Manhattan-Vaughn. “This year is a transition year for us in terms of the work being done on [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M System to brief media on Kyle Field Redevelopment

NEWS RELEASE Feb. 14, 2014   WHAT:          The Texas A&M University System will provide a construction update on the redevelopment of Kyle Field for 2014. Photo and video opportunities of the site will be available post-briefing.   WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.   WHERE:       The Bernard C. Richardson Zone at Kyle Field [...]