UT System Regents to Meet in Austin Feb. 17-18

AUSTIN – The Board of Regents of The University of Texas System will meet Thursday and Friday, Feb. 17-18, in Austin. The meetings 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. (Thursday, Friday)

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.

Thursday, Feb. 17

The Board will convene at approximately 9:30 a.m. for possible approval of committee chairmen and other representative appointments.

10:00 a.m. – Finance and Planning Committee

10:50 a.m. – Joint Finance Committee and Audit Committee

11:10 a.m. – Audit, Compliance, and Management Review Committee

The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 12:00 p.m. and immediately recess into executive session for discussion and appropriate action regarding proposed negotiated gifts, personnel, legal and real estate matters. Any action will be taken in open session.

The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 2:00 p.m. to discuss UT System efficiency and productivity measures.

3:15 p.m. – Academic Affairs Committee; agenda items include:

  • Authorization to establish a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree within the School of Nursing and a Ph.D. degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at UT El Paso

4:15 p.m. – Facilities Planning and Construction Committee

The Board will recess at approximately 5:00 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 18

8:30 a.m. – Health Affairs Committee

9:30 a.m. – Special Called Meeting of the Health Affairs Committee

The Board will reconvene in open session at approximately 10:30 a.m.; agenda items include:

  • Discussion and appropriate action regarding the lease of Lions Municipal Golf Course on the Brackenridge Tract to the City of Austin
  • Report on development performance for the UT System institutions

The meeting will adjourn at approximately 12:00 p.m.