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Two Texas A&M System Regents Call For Filling Classrooms At Times Students Don’t Want To Attend

Members of the Texas A&M system board of regents were told at their recent meeting in College Station that the flagship campus is first in the state in classroom utilization, according to the higher education coordinating board.

Two members wants administrators to schedule required classes at times when buildings are rarely if every used, because students don’t want to take classes at unpopular times.

Cliff Thomas of Victoria said “it just blows me away and it’s just silly” that there’s few if any classes outside of daytime hours on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

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After the board was told that professors are willing to teach at times that students don’t want to attend, new regent Michael Plank of Houston suggested scheduled required classes at unpopular times

Plank also suggested offering better class times to students with the best grades.

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The discussion took place during a review of A&M’s 2017 campus master plan.

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Posted by on Aug 15 2019. Filed under Featured Stories, Local News for Newsletter, News.
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