Texas A&M System Announces Hiring Freeze

The Texas A&M University System announced a hiring freeze among non-faculty administrative employees on Friday that's intended to cut costs and redirect money toward academics system-wide. 

A&M System Chancellor John Sharp said any hiring decision from here on out at Texas A&M University in College Station, the health science center or the system's Galveston campus will have to be signed off on by the university’s interim president, Mark Hussey. 

“This represents an opportunity for our leaders to reevaluate their ability to focus more resources on their core deliverables of teaching and research while containing other non-core expenses ...

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