UT System Regents’ Academic Affairs Committee to meet Friday
AUSTIN — The Academic Affairs Committee of The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting via telephone conference call at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 11, on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th St. in Austin.
The Committee will meet in open session to explore and discuss potential new guidelines for future tuition and fee requests from academic institutions; recommendations of the Faculty Workload Task Force; proposed changes to admission criteria for UT Rio Grande Valley graduate programs; and a potential contract for a student internship matching program.
The meeting is expected to adjourn at about 11:30 a.m.
The full agenda is posted online, and the meeting will be webcast.
Parking for the news media is available through the guard kiosk on Colorado Street between 6th and 7th streets.
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 228,000, 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’s operating budget for FY 2017 is $17.9 billion, including $3 billion in sponsored programs funded by federal, state, local and private sources. With more than 20,000 faculty – including Nobel laureates and many members of the National Academies – 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.