Regents to Vote on June Start for A&M-Fort Worth Construction

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BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System’s Board of Regents will convene at 8 a.m. Thursday, May 18, in the Board Annex’s meeting room and immediately recess into executive session.

The public portion of the meeting starts about 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Ballroom 301 of the Reed Arena.

The Board will consider major construction projects, including:

  • Final approval to begin construction next month on a $150 million Law & Education Building as an anchor to Texas A&M-Fort Worth, a downtown research campus being planned by the Texas A&M System, the city of Fort Worth and Tarrant County.
  • Authority to negotiate and execute a ground lease with PopStroke Entertainment Group, a national leader in golf entertainment co-owned by Tiger Woods’ TGR Ventures.
  • Construction of a new $110 million convocation center for Tarleton State University.

In other business, the Board will consider naming a sole finalist to become President of Texas A&M University-San Antonio.

Members of the public also may access the meeting at

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.

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