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February 2003

Release Date: February 24, 2003

Texas State University System Regents to Meet at San Marcos

The Texas State University System (TSUS) Board of Regents will convene on the campus of Southwest Texas State University Thursday and Friday, Feb. 27-28, for a regular meeting to conduct business for the system's nine institutions, including Angelo State University.

The board will convene at 8:30 a.m. Thursday and at 9 a.m. Friday to conduct system business. All meetings will be in Room 1112 of the J.C. Kellam Building on the Southwest Texas State campus.

In ASU business the board will consider awarding a five-year contract for operations of the University Bookstore as well as separate construction contracts for additions to the Cavness Science Building and the Carr Education-Fine Arts Building. The board will also consider accepting completed construction projects designed to improve drainage around the Houston Harte University Center and to upgrade the fire alarm and EMS systems in the Administration and Carr Education Fine-Arts buildings.

Regents will also consider increases in room and board rates for ASU residence halls for the 2003-04 academic year. The board will review the university's enrollment figures for the spring semester and consider various curriculum changes as well as routine personnel items and budget adjustments. Regents will also consider accepting various gifts, property and pledges to the university.

The TSUS board serves as the governing body for ASU and the other eight institutions making up the system. The other institutions are Lamar University, Lamar Institute of Technology, Lamar State College-Orange, Lamar State College-Port Arthur, Sam Houston State University, Southwest Texas State University, Sul Ross State University and Sul Ross State University-Rio Grande College.