UT System News Media Advisory

Regents to Meet by Telephone Conference Call

AUSTIN - The Board of Regents of the University of Texas System will hold a brief special meeting by telephone conference call at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26, 2003.

Reporters may listen to the meeting in the Chairman's Office on the 9th Floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th Street, Austin.

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

The agenda includes authorization to purchase a high performance MR imaging system for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio at a cost of $2.7 million. The source of funding will be a National Center for Research Resources/National Institutes of Health grant award in the amount of $1.7 million, with the remaining $1 million from a $4 million grant from Health Resources and Services Administration through the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.

In addition, an executive session has been scheduled for consultation with attorneys and for discussion of personnel matters.

The meeting has been posted with the Secretary of State.



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