Tougher admission standards, a new name for the Department of Public Communication, and new fees relating to library use, correspondence courses and degree programs and majors offered online were among the measures approved Friday for Sam Houston State University by the Board of Regents:
- Approved contracts and purchase orders of $180,000 for renovation of the University Theater Center.
- $125,000 to replace the Sam Houston Memorial Museum roof, and $145,000 to replace auditorium seating in the Beto Criminal Justice Center.
- Approved preliminary plans for a $285,000 renovation of the Smith-Hutson Business Building.
- Approved demolition of Hathorn House, a two-story residence hall built in 1961, because of foundation settling and damage.