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November 18, 2013
All students are invited to attend the Texas A&M Foundation Maroon Coats Open House Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. in the Hagler Center. Dress is business casual.   «view»

November 01, 2013
The Texas A&M Foundation is accepting applications through Jan. 17, 2014, for the Trustees' Outstanding Student Award that will provide public recognition and $2,500 to a graduating senior at Texas A&M University.   «view»

September 16, 2013
Texas A&M University has raised a record $740 million-plus within the past year, over $300 million more than in any previous 12-month period—and it now ranks among the nation’s top fundraising institutions in higher education, public or private.   «view»

February 05, 2013
Experience is widely recognized as one of life's most effective teachers, and organizers of the upcoming 2013 Susan M. Arseven '75 Conference for Women In Science and Engineering (WISE) guarantee multiple opportunities to learn from some of Texas A&M University's best next month in Aggieland.   «view»

February 04, 2013
After a 39-year career in industry and academia, Dr. Stephen A. Holditch '69 has decided to retire.   «view»

October 31, 2012
In May, the Texas A&M Foundation Trustees' Outstanding Student Award will provide $2,500 to a Texas A&M graduating senior who has been a campus leader with high academic achievement and has overcome personal or family financial challenges.   «view»

March 08, 2012
A decade ago, Houston businessman and philanthropist George P. Mitchell was so certain there were big discoveries to be made in physics and astronomy and that they should come out of Texas A&M University, he put money on it, endowing the George P. and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics and Astronomy to bring the world's most eminent minds in physics and astronomy to Aggieland.    «view»

February 13, 2012
Texas A&M University’s Board of Regents recently approved a plan to establish the Center for Railway Research (CRR) at the Texas Transportation Institute (TTI) in College Station, Texas.   «view»

January 30, 2012
The Full-Time MBA program at Mays Business School at Texas A&M University is ranked #7 among U.S. public universities in the 2012 Financial Times rankings. This is the third straight year the program has ranked in the top 10 among public programs by Financial Times.   «view»

September 08, 2011
The Texas A&M Foundation is accepting applications for a student videographer.    «view»

May 04, 2011
Headliners for the 2011-12 Texas A&M University OPAS season include Steve Martin and Blue Man Group!   «view»

April 30, 2011
Students from Percussion Studio, Singing Cadets, Voices of Praise, Aggie Dance Team and the Texas A&M Foundation Maroon Coats gave a special ‘Thank You’ to Texas A&M Legacy Society members at dinner on April 29 with a surprise flash mob song and dance performance.    «view»

February 02, 2011
The Texas A&M Foundation has a gift to share with you! Win two tickets to the Iowa State vs. A&M Men's Basketball Game on Feb. 16th.   «view»

January 05, 2011
Governor Rick Perry on Jan. 5, 2011, announced the appointment of John D. White of Houston to the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System. White’s term will expire Feb. 1, 2015.   «view»

December 14, 2010
It’s the season of giving, and the Texas A&M Foundation has a gift to share with you! Win two tickets to the Wagner vs. A&M Men’s Basketball game on Dec. 21.   «view»

December 08, 2010
It’s the season of giving, and the Texas A&M Foundation has a gift to share with you! Win two tickets to the Wagner vs. A&M Men’s Basketball game on Dec. 21.   «view»

November 23, 2010
The Corps of Cadets will recognize the lifetime achievements of nine former cadets during the Corps Hall of Honor induction ceremony in the Spring.   «view»

November 16, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

November 09, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

November 02, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

October 26, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

October 26, 2010
The economy might be down, but Aggie-led/Aggie-owned businesses featured in the Mays Business School’s Aggie 100 competition prove that ingenuity and persistence can yield impressive growth despite the odds.   «view»

October 21, 2010
Hundreds of scholarship recipients and Aggie supporters packed Reed Arena Saturday, Oct. 16 to celebrate the $62 million President's Endowed Scholarship program.   «view»

October 19, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

October 19, 2010
Stephen Lucy '82, a former recipient of the Robert L. Guyler President's Endowed Scholarship (PES), addressed PES donors and current recipients at the 2010 PES event at Reed Arena on Oct. 16, 2010.   «view»

October 11, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

October 04, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

October 04, 2010
Brigadier General Joe E. Ramirez, Jr. will serve as the next commandant of Texas A&M University’s Corps of Cadets.   «view»

September 27, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

September 20, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

September 13, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

September 07, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

August 30, 2010
Score big with the Texas A&M Foundation’s season of giving! Starting Tuesday, August 31, we’re kicking off the Texas A&M football season with 12 weeks of giveaways.   «view»

August 30, 2010
The Memorial Student Center (MSC) is under construction, but that doesn’t mean you can’t see all the great progress. For a construction update, stop by the Fan Zone before the Stephen F. Austin football game on Sept. 4. Students and staff will be on hand to share information about renovation plans and progress.   «view»

May 26, 2010
Aggie Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant William George Harrell ’43 will be honored in a ceremony at the Sanders Corps of Cadets Center on the campus of Texas A&M University at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 29.   «view»

April 22, 2010
Funeral services for former Regent William A. McKenzie, who died Sunday, are scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, April 26 at Highland Park Presbyterian Church in Dallas.   «view»

April 20, 2010
Former Regent William A. McKenzie died on Sunday, April 18, 2010. Services are currently pending.   «view»

March 31, 2010
The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has approved the appointment of Dr. José Luis Bermúdez as dean of Texas A&M University's College of Liberal Arts, effective July 1, 2010.   «view»

January 25, 2010
After seven and a half years as Commandant of the Corps of Cadets, Lt. Gen. John Van Alstyne resigned on Jan. 22.   «view»

January 22, 2010
Texas A&M University Interim President R. Bowen Loftin was named sole finalist for the position in a vote today (Thursday, Jan 21) by the nine-member Texas A&M University System Board of Regents to lead the nation’s seventh-largest university following an extensive nationwide search.   «view»

June 16, 2009
Charles H. Gregory ’64, president and director of Rupley Holdings Inc. in Houston, will begin serving a seven-year role as a Texas A&M Foundation trustee on July 1.   «view»

March 29, 2009
Col. Tom Parsons, Texas A&M University class of '49, former commander of the Corps of Cadets and Parsons Mounted Cavalry namesake, died March 23, 2009, in Houston. He was 80 years old.   «view»

February 26, 2009
Wall Street Journal: Colleges and universities led by Stanford, Harvard and Columbia raised a record $31.6 billion in fiscal year 2008, but their fund-raising outlook has darkened amid the economic crisis.   «view»

February 26, 2009
CNN: The National Center for Public Policy and Education says the cost of attending college rose 439 percent from 1982 to 2006. According to the Center, although the burden of paying for college has increased for all families, it is substantially more for low- and middle-income families.    «view»

February 24, 2009
Texas lawmakers are expected to consider a proposed bill that aims to ease the cost of a higher education, but universities say it could hurt them in the long run.   «view»

February 10, 2009
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed three members to the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents for terms to expire Feb. 1, 2015.    «view»

January 20, 2009
Ask anyone who works at a public college or university about the impact of state support (or lack thereof), and they have stories to tell: of raises lost, of furloughs, of programs being eliminated and of positions frozen.   «view»

January 07, 2009
J.L. Huffines '44, former member of the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System, died Jan. 7, 2009 at his home in Dallas at the age of 85.   «view»

January 07, 2009
Jeffrey S. Vitter, provost and executive vice president for academics, has announced that Dr. A. Benton Cocanougher, dean emeritus of the Mays Business School, has agreed to serve as interim dean of the George Bush School of Government and Public Service, succeeding Richard "Dick" A. Chilcoat, who stepped down from his position at the end of 2008.   «view»

December 16, 2008
One of the first women to attend classes at Texas A&M and a friend of the Texas A&M Foundation, Mora Evelyn Waddell Boone died Dec. 11, 2008, just 12 days short of her 107th birthday.   «view»

December 15, 2008
During a telephonic meeting Thursday, The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved the appointment of two deans recommended by Texas A&M University President Elsa Murano with concurrence from A&M System Chancellor Michael D. McKinney, following extensive national searches.   «view»

November 25, 2008
J.L. Huffines announced his resignation from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, effective December 6, 2008. Gov. Rick Perry appointed Richard Box of Austin to serve the remainder of Huffines' term.   «view»

November 24, 2008
Dr. Ed Davis addresses the recent downward trend in financial markets and the effects on assets held by the Texas A&M Foundation.   «view»

October 31, 2008

October 31, 2008
The Aggie 100 identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world.   «view»

October 06, 2008
A Michigan-based textbook firm, Hayden-McNeil Publishing, has donated hundreds of lab manuals and notebooks to Texas A&M Galveston students who were displaced by Hurricane Ike.   «view»

October 02, 2008
The Texas A&M Foundation has established two funds to contribute to the recovery efforts at the Texas A&M at Galveston campus.   «view»

September 23, 2008
In what is being called the largest student-faculty transfer of its kind ever in academia, more than 1,500 Sea Aggies from Texas A&M University at Galveston and hundreds of faculty and staff put their coastal lives and careers in high gear and moved about 150 miles from the Texas coastline to the prairies of College Station to continue their college careers in a transition that was both remarkable and history making.   «view»

August 01, 2008
Former Texas A&M University System Regent Anne Legendre Armstrong died July 30, 2008, in Houston at the age of 80.   «view»

May 07, 2008
Dwain and Lynda Mayfield of Weatherford, staunch supporters of Texas A&M University, have endowed their second study abroad scholarship, this time exclusively for civil engineering students.   «view»

May 01, 2008
ARGUS Software, Inc., a global company specializing in commercial real estate software, recently gave a gift-in-kind worth $200,000 to Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The gift provided 50 copies of their ARGUS Valuation DSC software, which students will be able to use in a campus computer lab.   «view»

April 14, 2008
Steven W. and Elaine Nance gave a $25,000 gift to the Texas A&M Foundation, which was founded in 1953 to match donors and their interests with the university's priorities. Their gift established the Michael '08 and Kristen '05 Nance Fish Camp Scholarship Endowment for students of Texas A&M University.   «view»

February 12, 2008
Nuclear security experts at Texas A&M University have been awarded the first $1.5 million installment of an eventual total of $7.5 million in funding to develop new sensor systems to detect nuclear or radiological weapons before they can be smuggled into the United States.   «view»

September 04, 2007
Over the last four years, endowments and foundations as a group have beaten both the S&P 500 and a mix of the S&P and the Lehman Aggregate Bond Index. Over the last 10 years, endowments worth more than $1 billion averaged returns of 11.4 percent per year compared with the S&P's 8.3 percent.   «view»

September 04, 2007
A new generation of donors is emerging where donations have become a much more involved process.   «view»

August 02, 2007
Bob J. Surovik, a 1958 accounting graduate of Texas A&M University, has been appointed chairman of the Texas A&#38M Foundation Board of Trustees.   «view»

May 31, 2007
John E. Bethancourt, a 1974 petroleum engineering graduate of Texas A&M University and executive vice president for Chevron Corporation, has been appointed to the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees for a seven-year term.   «view»

April 25, 2007
Leslie L. Appelt, a member of Texas A&M University's Class of 1941, died Sunday (April 22) at his home in Bastrop. Appelt, a long-time Houston businessman, had been a benefactor of Texas A&M for decades and was a trustee of the Texas A&M Foundation for 17 years. His gifts provided major funding for several facilities on the Texas A&M campus, including the Appelt Aggieland Visitor Center.   «view»

April 02, 2007
Texas A&M University commemorated the conclusion of its seven-year, $1 billion One Spirit One Vision fundraising campaign with a campus celebration on March 30 that included about 1,000 of the university’s top donors and corporate partners.    «view»

January 02, 2007
The Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees announced that John Stropp will serve as interim president of the Foundation while Dr. Ed Davis is on leave to serve as interim president of Texas A&M University.   «view»

December 18, 2006
Dr. Ed Davis, president of the Texas A&M Foundation, was named interim president of Texas A&M University during a special telephonic meeting of the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.   «view»

November 07, 2006
Bernard C. Richardson, a 1941 Texas A&M graduate and long&#150time supporter of his alma mater, died Sunday evening at his ranch near Brenham.   «view»

September 01, 2006
After 38 years of public service, including the last two as chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, Chancellor Robert D. McTeer today announced his plans to retire by the end of this year.   «view»

September 01, 2006
Texas A&M University officials are reporting record enrollment, including the largest freshman class in the history of the institution.   «view»

August 08, 2006
Texas A&M University is ranked No. 5 nationally in The Washington Monthly magazine&#146s ratings of U.S. colleges and universities, moving up from seventh place last year.   «view»

July 18, 2006
Thomas J. Saylak, a 1982 Texas A&M University graduate and president of Merrill Lynch Global Commercial Real Estate in New York City, has been appointed to the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees.   «view»

May 09, 2006
Steven B. Moore writes: I'm pleased to inform you that, after months of negotiations, the university has reached an amicable agreement with the Seattle Seahawks resolving the controversy regarding the use of Texas A&M's 12th Man trademark.   «view»

Continue inspiring progress at A&M and reap potential tax benefits! Check or credit card gifts made to the Foundation by December 31, 2010 can be claimed as a charitable contribution when filing your itemized 2010 tax return.   «view»

After an eventful year as interim president of Texas A&M University, Dr. Eddie J. Davis ’67 resumed his duties as president of the Texas A&M Foundation Jan. 2 with a renewed perspective on the value of private philanthropy for Texas A&M.    «view»

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