Kyle Field Transportation Plan Successful: Now Looking Toward Stadium Completion

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — While football fans visiting the new expanded Kyle Field in fall 2015 will experience some traffic congestion, it is not expected to be any heavier than with the old 83,000-seat stadium because of the success of the Kyle Field Transportation Plan commissioned by John Sharp, chancellor of The Texas A&M University […]

Implosion of Kyle Field’s west side a success

Good evening! Today’s implosion of the west side of Kyle Field was a resounding success! The official video of the event provided by Texas A&M is below. We will continue to provide updates on the final phase of the Kyle Field redevelopment project throughout the coming year in anticipation of the 2015 Texas A&M football season. […]

Implosion of Kyle Field’s west side to take place Dec. 21 at 8 a.m.

Good evening! Tomorrow, we will launch the second phase of the $450 million Kyle Field redevelopment project, with the implosion of the west side of Kyle Field on Dec. 21 at 8 a.m. I encourage each of you to join us through the live broadcast stream available at www.12thMan.com or www.kbtx.com. Additional information on public viewing […]

Texas A&M System announces results of comprehensive administrative review

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced the results of a comprehensive administrative review conducted byPricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The amount of money to be immediately redirected in to academics totaled $7.7 million with a cumulative potential of $203.9 million over the coming five years. The study addressed a growing trend […]

$100 Million Chancellor’s Research Initiative Recruits 4 Top Scholars

$100 million Chancellor’s Research Initiative recruits four top scholars, national academy members to Texas A&M Engineering COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A $100 million fund at The Texas A&M University System known as the Chancellor’s Research Initiative (CRI) is credited for successfully attracting four world renowned scholars and researchers to elevate the engineering research portfolio: Christodoulos […]

Texas A&M AgriLife Number 1

Texas A&M AgriLife No. 1 nationally in agriculture research expenditures COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M AgriLife Research was ranked No. 1 in agricultural sciences expenditures for fiscal year 2012, the latest year for which figures are available, according to the National Science Foundation.The agency, part of the Texas A&M University System, accounted for more […]

IT Audit Report Results

Moving Forward As soon as I started this job, The Texas A&M University System Auditor reported that the rising costs of information technology (IT) at the A&M System were unsustainable. We started a review of IT immediately, utilizing Deloitte Consulting, LLP.There is no way to have an efficient operation of any kind without a first-class […]

On Land and Sea

On Land and Sea Well, I doubt I am beating anyone to the punch here, but just in case, I want to share more interesting news from the Texas A&M University System.This is that time of the year when those flowers are in full bloom and cars dot the roadsides with families taking pictures with their […]