UT System Regents to Meet Aug. 22-23

AUSTIN – The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 22-23, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th Street. 

The agenda book for the meeting is available online. Reporters must print the agenda book as hard copies will not be available at the Board meeting. 

Open sessions of the meeting may be viewed via a live webcast

Wednesday, Aug. 22 

9:30 a.m. – Technology Transfer and Research Committee

The full Board will convene in open session at approximately 10:30 a.m. and will immediately recess into executive session to discuss proposed negotiated gifts, personnel, real estate and legal matters. Any subsequent action will be taken in open session. 

The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 12:20 p.m. to announce the recipients of the 2012 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards from the nine UT System academic institutions and to hear remarks by representative faculty.

1:00 p.m. – Academic Affairs Committee

2:15 p.m. – Health Affairs Committee

3:30 p.m. – Finance and Planning Committee

4:30 p.m. – Facilities Planning and Construction Committee

The Board will recess at approximately 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 23

8:00 a.m. – Audit, Compliance, and Management Review Committee 

The full Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 9:00 a.m.; agenda items include:

  • An update from Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., on the Framework for Advancing Excellence throughout The University of Texas System: Action Plan
  • A status report on the Longhorn Network from UT Austin President Powers and Athletic Director DeLoss Dodds

The Board will recess into executive session at approximately 11:30 a.m. and reconvene in open session at approximately 4:00 p.m. for action on executive session items, if any, and for discussion and appropriate action regarding the UT System Administration operating budget for Fiscal Year 2013.

The meeting will adjourn at approximately 4:30 p.m.

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