The Texas A&M University System News Release

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents will convene in the Century Ballroom of the Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, 177 Joe Routt Boulevard, at 8 a.m. Thursday, May 20.

The board may immediately recess to executive session.

The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the ballroom.

To comply with System COVID-19 standards, social distancing will be in effect. To ensure social distancing, limited seating will be available and the adjusted occupancy limit of the meeting room will be observed. Members of the public may access the meeting at

The Board will consider:

  • Authorization to negotiate and execute an advanced funding agreement relating to reconstruction of the Pelican Island Bridge at Texas A&M’s Galveston’s campus.
  • Authorization to execute a ground lease with The Association of Former Students for the addition of a Grand Hall and other improvements adjacent to the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center on the Texas A&M campus.
  • Appointment of Interim Vice Chancellor for Engineering, Interim Dean of the Texas A&M University College of Engineering, and Interim Director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station.
  • Approval for construction for RELLIS Campus infrastructure.
  • Approval for construction for the Engineering Classroom and Research Building Project, Prairie View A&M University.
  •  Adoption of a resolution honoring Regent Phil Adams for his outstanding dedication and service as a member of the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System and bestowing the title of Chairman Emeritus.

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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