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Friday, September 1, 2000

Today@Sam: Regents Approve Five New Degrees

Five new degrees, one each in finance, forensic science, and victim studies and two in multimedia authoring, were approved Thursday by Sam Houston State University's governing board.

Bobby K. Marks, Sam Houston president, was also authorized to continue negotiations with the city of Huntsville toward an agreement to build a golf course on university property.

In other business, the regents awarded a contract to Spaw Glass Construction of Houston for the $10 million renovation of the Lowman Student Center, a project that is expected to begin this fall and be completed in about two years.

In other action, the board approved purchase of 9.62 acres of land at Bowers Blvd. and Sycamore.