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UT System Regents to Meet in Austin May 13-14

AUSTIN -- The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System will meet Wednesday and Thursday, May 13-14, in Austin. The meetings will be held on the second floor and ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th Street.

Out-of-town reporters may view the open sessions of the meeting via a live webcast. (WEDNESDAYTHURSDAY)

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

The agenda book for the meeting is available online.

Wednesday, May 13

An oath-of-office ceremony for new regents will be held at 10:00 a.m. on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall.

The Board will convene at 11:15 a.m. on the second floor of Ashbel Smith Hall and immediately recess into executive session to discuss proposed negotiated gifts, personnel, legal and real estate matters.

The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 12:00 p.m. on the second floor of Ashbel Smith Hall; agenda items include: 

  • Recommendation to approve Chairman’s appointment of Board Committee Chairmen and Regental Representatives.

Board Committee meetings are scheduled to begin at approximately 12:15 p.m. and will be held on the second floor of Ashbel Smith Hall.

12:15 p.m. – Audit, Compliance, and Management Review Committee

1:15 p.m. – Finance and Planning Committee; agenda items include: 

  • Approval of annual distributions from the Permanent University Fund, the Permanent Health Fund, the Long Term Fund and the Intermediate Term Fund at UT System.

2:15 p.m. – Facilities Planning and Construction Committee; agenda items include:

  • Report on impact of current economic trends on construction costs.

3:15 p.m. – Academic Affairs Committee

4:15 p.m. – Health Affairs Committee

5:15 p.m. – Student, Faculty, and Staff Campus Life Committee 

  • Annual meeting with officers of the UT System Student Advisory Council.

The meeting will recess at approximately 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 14

The Board will reconvene in open session at 8:00 a.m. and recess into executive session to discuss individual personnel matters related to the presidential search, including individual candidate interviews and possible naming of finalists.

Any action will be taken in open session. The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 3:25 p.m. and adjourn at approximately 3:30 p.m.

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