Media Advisory: Texas A&M System’s Board of Regents Plan Special Telephonic Meeting Because of Pandemic

by | May 12, 2020 | System News

The Texas A&M University System News Release

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Thursday will conduct its regular business meeting via a telephonic conference call because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The public and news media may listen to this meeting through Livestream by clicking HERE or by calling 1-855-282-6330, Access Code 923691685.

The Regents will convene at 9 a.m. but immediately recess to executive session. The public portion of the meeting begins at 2 p.m. The public meeting will include a report on the impact and response to the pandemic, including the effect on academics, student life, and finances.

Other agenda items include:

  • Approval of the construction of the Bush Combat Development Complex, which is set to begin this fall, by adding $79.3 million to the System’s Capital Plan. That is the System’s portion of the $200 million complex at the RELLIS Campus in Bryan.
  • Approval for construction of a West Campus dining facility at Texas A&M.
  • Approval for construction of a Railroad Quiet Zone project at Texas A&M.
  • Authorization for the Texas A&M President to negotiate and execute employment contracts for several football coaches.
  • Adoption of a resolution recognizing Levi McClenny for his service as the 2019-2020 Student Member of the Board of Regents.

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.

Contact: Laylan Copelin
Vice Chancellor of Marketing and Communications
(979) 458-6425
(512) 289-2782 cell
lcopelin@tamus.edu

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