UT System Regents to Meet in Austin August 24-25

AUSTIN – The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 24-25, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th Street.

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

Out-of-town reporters may view the open sessions of the meeting via a live WEBCAST

The AGENDA BOOK for the meeting is available online.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

8:30 a.m. – Audit, Compliance, and Management Review Committee
9:30 a.m. – Technology Transfer and Research Committee
10:30 a.m. – Finance and Planning Committee

The Board will convene in open session at approximately 11:30 a.m. and immediately recess into executive session for discussion and appropriate action regarding proposed negotiated gifts, personnel, real estate and legal matters.

The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 1:45 p.m. for action on executive session items, if any, and to announce the recipients for the 2011 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards.

2:30 p.m. – Health Affairs Committee
4:00 p.m. – Facilities Planning and Construction Committee
The Board will recess at approximately 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 25

 The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 8:30 a.m.; agenda items include:

  • Presentation of certificate of appreciation to President John Mendelsohn, M.D., UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Presentation of Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa's recommended Framework for Excellence Action Plan, followed by discussion and appropriate action
  • Discussion and appropriate action regarding the operating budget for Fiscal Year 2012

The meeting will adjourn at approximately 12:15 p.m.

Background Materials