Friday, January 3, 2003


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UT System News Media Advisory

Regents' Committees to Meet January 6 - 7

Agendas for next week's meetings of Committees of the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System are available on the system's web site at

The committees will meet in on Monday and Tuesday, January 6 - 7, on the 9th Floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th Street, Austin.

A brief special meeting of the full board has also been scheduled. It will be at 11:40 a.m. on Tuesday.

Parking for the news media will be available at the guard kiosk on Colorado Street between 7th Street and 6th Street.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Monday, January 6

2 - 3:30 p.m. - Facilities Planning and Construction Committee. The agenda includes design/development approvals for construction projects, a review of three "architecturally significant" projects, and amendments to the system Capital Improvement Program.

3:30 - 5 p.m. - Student, Faculty, and Staff Campus Life Committee. The agenda includes a discussion of campus speech and assembly issues and a discussion of privacy issues related to use of Social Security numbers.

Tuesday, January 7

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Internal Audit and Compliance Subcommittee. The agenda includes discussion of audit reports.

8:30 - 10:30 a.m. - Finance and Planning Committee. The agenda includes a review of proposed changes in investment policies.

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. (overlaps with next committee) - Health Affairs Committee. The agenda includes a report on post-tenure reviews of faculty at the system's health science institutions and a joint meeting with the Academic Affairs Committee on state performance measures.

11:20 - 11:40 a.m. and 12:30 - 2 p.m. (overlaps with preceding committee) - Academic Affairs Committee. The agenda includes a report on the flat tuition pilot project at U. T. Austin.

Tuesday, January 7

11:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Special meeting of the full board. The agenda includes discussion of a proposed Mental Sciences Institute at the U. T. Health Science Center at Houston and approval of a National Biocontainment Laboratory at the U. T. Medical Branch at Galveston.


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