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UT System Regents to Meet in Austin March 26

AUSTIN – The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting on Wednesday, March 26, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the 9th floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th Street. 

Open sessions of the meeting will be available via a live webcast.

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

The Agenda Book for the meeting is available online.

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

Discussion and appropriate action regarding proposed tuition and fee plans

Proposed reappointment of Mr. Erle Nye and Mr. Charles W. Tate to the Board of Directors of The University of Texas Investment Management Company (UTIMCO)

Amendment to the Regents’ Rules and Regulations concerning changing the official title of The University of Texas Health Center at Tyler to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

The Board will recess into executive session at approximately 11:15 a.m. to discuss legal and personnel matters and will reconvene in open session at approximately 1:00 p.m.; agenda items for open session include:

Interview of selected respondents, discussion, and appropriate action related to selection of a master planner for the creation of a minimum of two conceptual master plans for the development of approximately 346 acres along Lady Bird Lake in Austin, Travis County, Texas, known as the Brackenridge Tract. 

The two firms to be interviewed by the Board are:

Cooper, Robertson & Partners, LLP
Johnson Fain, Inc.

The two firms will make their presentations to the Board of Regents in open session. The meeting will adjourn at approximately 4:30 p.m.