Regents Approve more than $328 million in new construction

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BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System’s meteoric growth was fueled today as Regents voted to approve spending more than $328 million on capital projects across the state.

The Texas A&M University System has more than $4.1 billion worth of construction projects in planning and design, construction or development in Texas.

Funding for projects approved today included:

  • $8.4 million for the Bain Athletic Expansion Project at West Texas A&M
  • $17.6 million for a Student Services Building at Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • $29.3 million for student housing at Texas A&M University –San Antonio
  • $7 million for infrastructure at the RELLIS Campus in Bryan
  • $83.2 million for the Student-Athlete Academic & Wellness Center and Bright-Slocum Center at Texas A&M
  • $38 million for a new parking garage at Tarleton State University
  • $55 million for Borlaug Southern Crop Improvement Center Renovations in College Station
  • $4.5 million for the TEES Detonation Research Test Facility Project in Bryan
  • $17.4 million to build a student recreation center at Texas A&M University-San Antonio
  • $7.1 million for the Health Sciences Education and Research Center and the Western Hemispheric Trade Center expansion projects at Texas A&M International University in Laredo
  • $45 million for renovation of the Education Building and for health and safety upgrades across campus at West Texas A&M University in Canyon.
  • $2.9 million for AgriLife Vernon Campus storm repairs
  • $5.5 million for renovation of Dunn Hall at Texas A&M
  • $5.8 million for HVAC work in the Bringle Lake Village dorm at Texas A&M University-Texarkana
  • $1.7 million to build the Texas A&M Forest Services’ Hudson Office in Lufkin.

Additionally, Regents approved amending the Texas A&M University System’s 2023-2027 Capital Plan to include:

  • $60 million for renovations to Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park at Texas A&M
  • $25 million for the West Campus Player Development Center and Ellis Field renovations at Texas A&M
  • $9 million for the Outdoor Competition Throws and Warmup Track at Texas A&M
  • $3.8 million for a Research Administration Building at Tarleton State University

About The Texas A&M University System
The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $7.2 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, a comprehensive health science center, eight state agencies, and the RELLIS Campus, the Texas A&M System educates more than 152,000 students and makes more than 24 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. System-wide, research and development expenditures exceed $1 billion and help drive the state’s economy.

Contact: Laylan Copelin
Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communications
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