Office of the President

The Office of the President leads our university. The President's Cabinet is made up of vice presidents who represent all of the university's functional areas.

Texas A&M University President

General (Ret.) Mark A. Welsh III became the president of Texas A&M University on December 12, 2023. He previously served as dean of the Bush School of Government and Public Service after retiring from the U.S. Air Force. Welsh, who was born in San Antonio, earned a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Master of Science in computer resource management from Webster University. He graduated from the Army Command and General Staff College, the Air War College and the National War College.

Office of the President Website

'State of the University Address'

Our president's annual "State of the University Address" outlines our administration's goals, vision, and current and upcoming initiatives.

Read the latest "State of the University Address"

Office of the President News

The Office of the President's messages provide universitywide news and updates.

Read messages from the Office of the President

Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President

The Office of the Provost leads Texas A&M's academic efforts. The current provost is Alan Sams.

Office of the Provost Webpage

Representative Bodies

Our representative bodies serve the interests of our university's various populations. They voice the needs, interests and concerns of their constituents to the university administration.

The Faculty Senate is the university’s primary faculty organizational unit and serves as the voice of the faculty on the Texas A&M campus.

The Student Senate is the legislative branch of the Student Government Association, serving as the voice of the student body to the Texas A&M Administration and other university entities.

The University Staff Council cultivates a collaborative work environment for Texas A&M staff under the Office of the President through representation, service, programs and communications.

The Student Government Association is dedicated to engaging and representing Texas A&M students through its legislative, executive and judicial branches.

University System Structure and Governance

Texas A&M is part of The Texas A&M University System, a statewide network of 11 universities, a comprehensive health science center, eight state agencies and Texas A&M-RELLIS. Each of the Texas A&M System’s members has a president, chief executive officer or director.

Texas A&M System Board of Regents

The Texas A&M System is governed by the Board of Regents, which oversees the administration and sets policy directions for Texas A&M System members. The nine-member Board of Regents is appointed by the state governor and confirmed by the Texas Senate for six-year terms. A nonvoting student member was added in 2006.

Visit the Board of Regents website

Texas A&M System Chancellor

Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp oversees the system's day-to-day administration.

Visit the chancellor’s website