Texas A&M's top facilities official will work for the A&M System, officials said this week.Vision 1920 thought special assistant is a job title we usually use when we fire football coaches. Good to know that the hiring freeze and budget woes haven't spread to the System level. In Friday's Eagle:
Chuck Sippial, vice president for facilities, will transition to special assistant to Vergel Gay, chief facilities planning and construction officer for the 11-university system, said President R. Bowen Loftin. The $238,000-a-year vice president position will be abolished. Sippial's new pay was unclear late Wednesday.
Loftin also said he will create a new position called senior vice president for administration, which will oversee the facilities department.
Texas A&M's vice president for research, Jeffrey Seemann, will head a search committee that will look for the senior vice president for administration, officials said Thursday.Vision 1920 is confident that half a dozen instructors from the English department could do just as good a job of watching our infrastructure crumble.