AUSTIN — The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 8-9, 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 through 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 are approximate and more information about these items as well as additional agenda items can be found in the agenda book:
Wednesday, Feb. 8
9:30 a.m. – Health Affairs Committee
10:15 a.m. – Academic Affairs Committee
11:15 a.m. – Technology Transfer and Research Committee
11:45 a.m. – Executive session
1:30 p.m. – Finance and Planning Committee
2:15 p.m. – Joint Finance and Audit Committees
2:45 p.m. – Audit, Compliance and Management Review Committee
3:30 p.m. – Facilities Planning and Construction Committee
4:30 p.m. – Recess
Thursday, Feb. 9
9 a.m. – Meeting of the Board in open session
10:20 a.m. – Executive session
12 p.m. – Meeting of the Board in open session
12:15 p.m. – Adjourn
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.