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M. Katherine Banks

26th President, Texas A&M University

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President M. Katherine Banks speaking at the podium

2022 State of the University

Texas A&M President M. Katherine Banks gave the following remarks during the 2022 State of the University Address.

State of the University

Messages from The Office of the President

  • Alan Sams Named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    May 23, 2023

    I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Alan Sams as the next provost and vice president for academic affairs effective June 1. The Provost Search Advisory Committee presented a slate of three highly qualified candidates for the position, including Dr. Sams. After careful consideration, I selected Dr. Sams to serve in this important role.

  • Galveston Organizational Review

    May 19, 2023

    With the close of the spring semester, I want to thank those who provided input and shared interest in the Galveston organizational review process. The feedback provided valuable insight as I, along with the executive leadership team, reviewed each recommendation. Now that the evaluation is complete, my response to the Galveston MGT report can be found online at with supporting documentation, including the stakeholder report and survey responses.

  • President's Monthly Update: May 2023

    May 15, 2023

    As we come to the end of another successful spring semester, I want to thank you for your commitment to our mission, our students and our community.

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