UT System Regents to Hold Special Called Meeting in Austin March 3

AUSTIN – The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System will hold a special called meeting on Wednesday, March 3, in Austin. The meeting will be held on the ninth floor of Ashbel Smith Hall, 201 W. 7th Street.

Out-of-town reporters may view the open sessions of the meeting 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 approximately 10:00 a.m.; agenda items include:

  • Discussion and appropriate action related to the proposed impact of a 5 percent budget reduction in general revenue
  • Discussion and appropriate action regarding proposed tuition and fee plans for the academic and health institutions, including a presentation on revenue streams, budgetary reductions and cost containment procedures

You may view the 2010-2012 tuition and fee proposals online.

The Board will recess into executive session at approximately 12:45 p.m. for discussion and appropriate action regarding legal issues, negotiated gifts, real estate and personnel matters.

The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 2:00 p.m. to consider action, if any, on executive session items and to elect a Chairman and Vice Chairmen of the Board.

The meeting will adjourn at approximately 2:30 p.m.

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