COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System’s Board of Regents will consider creating a $100 million scholarship fund during a special telephonic meeting on Monday.
The board will convene at 10 a.m. and immediately go into executive session.
Upon the board’s return to the public meeting, the agenda includes consideration and action on the following item:
- Approval of The Texas A&M University System’s $100 million scholarship program to assist System Academic Institutions reflect the demographics of the state of Texas
The scholarship program is to address diversity issues as well as concerns of students who are first-generation and/or from low-income families in the wake of economic uncertainty associated with COVID-19.
Members of the public may access the meeting, except for any posted executive session held in compliance with the Open Meetings Act, at https://www.tamus.edu/regents/live-streams/
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 $6.3 billion. The System is a statewide network of 11 universities; a comprehensive health science center; eight state agencies, including the Texas Division of Emergency Management; and the RELLIS Campus. The Texas A&M System educates more than 151,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. System-wide, research and development expenditures exceeded $1 billion in FY 2019 and helped drive the state’s economy.
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