UT System Regents to meet July 13

AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday, July 13, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St.

The agenda book and links to the live webcast for the meeting are posted online. Parking for news media is available at the guard kiosk on Colorado Street between 6th and 7th streets.

The meeting will be live tweeted from @utsystem.

Below are highlights from the Board agenda. All times approximate and more information about these items can be found in the agenda book:

Wednesday, July 13

9:30 a.m. – Meeting of the Board in open session

9:40 a.m. – Executive session

11 a.m. – Meeting of the Board in open session

  • Review and possible action regarding institutional and UT System Administration campus carry rules, regulations and provisions
  • Report on the Houston Advisory Task Force by Chancellor McRaven
  • Consider approval of a UT System Administration Voluntary Separation Incentive Program

12 p.m. – Executive session, if needed

12:30 p.m. – Meeting of the Board in open session to consider action, if needed, or adjourn

About The University of Texas System

Educating students, providing care for patients, conducting groundbreaking basic, applied and clinical research, and serving the needs of Texans and the nation for more than 130 years, The University of Texas System is one of the largest public university systems in the United States. With 14 institutions and an enrollment of more than 221,000, the UT System confers more than one-third of the state’s undergraduate degrees, educates almost two-thirds of the state’s health care professionals annually and accounts for almost 70 percent of all research funds awarded to public institutions in Texas. The UT System has an annual operating budget of $16.9 billion (FY 2016) including $3 billion in sponsored programs funded by federal, state, local and private sources. With more than 20,000 faculty – including Nobel laureates – and nearly 80,000 health care professionals, researchers, student advisors and support staff, the UT System is one of the largest employers in the state.

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