COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System on Monday named Dr. Kelly M. Quintanilla as the sole finalist to be President of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Dr. Quintanilla has served as Interim President since January. Chancellor John Sharp said he expects Dr. Quintanilla to oversee continued growth of […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Dr. Ruth Simmons, an accomplished university president with administrative experience in Ivy League schools, a women’s university and a historically black college, has been named interim President of Prairie View A&M University. Dr. Simmons, who retired as president of Brown University in 2012, will assume her duties July 1, following the […]
System to Host Pre-Proposal Conference What: The Texas A&M University System has announced that it is seeking proposals for a public-private partnership for the development of a state-of-the-art data center to be located at the RELLIS Campus. The System seeks to enter into a long term ground lease with a company or other entity that […]
Who: Texas A&M University System Board of Regents and Chancellor John Sharp What: Telephonic meeting of the Board of Regents to consider and/or take action on the following items: Appointment of Interim President of Prairie View A&M University Discussion and possible action to name the sole finalist for the position of President of Texas […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Dr. George Wright announced today he is stepping down as President of Prairie View A&M University and will return to teaching history full-time after an interim President is named. “I have served this University and the Texas A&M System for 14 years, and I am proud of the progress that we […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Univision San Antonio announced this week new programming with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M University Health Science Center to promote Healthy Texas, an initiative by The Texas A&M University System to reduce preventable diseases and their consequences in the Lone Star State. The joint effort includes a regular […]
Texas A&M Receives Largest General Revenue Increase in All of Higher Education COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas Legislature has sent an appropriations bill to Gov. Greg Abbott that averted the most damaging aspects of earlier legislative proposals affecting The Texas A&M University System’s 11 universities and seven state agencies. The Legislature faced a fiscal […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special telephonic meeting on Friday, May 19, at 2 p.m. in the Board of Regents annex of the Memorial Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University. The purpose of this special meeting is for consideration and action to […]
As demonstrated over the weekend with the global WannaCry “ransomware” cyber attack, which infected 300,000 machines in 150 countries, threats to cybersecurity have reached a crisis stage. The global cost of cybercrime continues to increase and is estimated to reach $6 trillion by 2021, according to analysis by Cybersecurity Ventures. The Texas A&M System is […]
Investment Company Gets Name-change to Reflect A&M’s Broader Role
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Janet Handley, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University in 1975, was named Wednesday to the board of the investment company that invests money for the endowments of institutions in the Texas A&M University System and the University of Texas System.
Council To Advise A&M System, Blinn College On Programs At RELLIS
COLLEGE STATION, Texas —Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp delivered a charge Monday to the members of the newly formed RELLIS External Academic Advisory Council, asking for input as The Texas A&M University System designs enhanced workforce training programs to be taught at the System’s RELLIS Campus.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents today elected Charles W. Schwartz of Houston as its Chairman and re-elected Elaine Mendoza of San Antonio as its Vice Chairman. Schwartz succeeds former Board of Regents Chairman Cliff Thomas of Victoria, who remains on the board. Earlier this year, Governor Greg Abbott […]
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will hold a special telephonic meeting on Monday, May 8 at 8:30 a.m. in the Board of Regents annex of the Memorial Student Center on the campus of Texas A&M University. The Board will convene in open session to consider action on the […]
Harnessing the Power of the Research-Intensive University System to Help Improve Agriculture, Construction and Turf Equipment; Tapping Tomorrow’s Thought Leaders Today
GRAPEVINE, Texas – Kubota Tractor Corporation and The Texas A&M University System today announced a strategic venture within its Research and Development program to test equipment performance in various applications within The Texas A&M University System on land and within its testing facilities.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday approved nine critical construction projects on campuses throughout the System. The list of approved projects includes the new headquarters for the Texas Transportation Institute, which will be constructed at the main entrance of the System’s new RELLIS Campus. “I would like […]