|Submitted||Jan. 6, 2015|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act , I hereby request the following records:
- Partnership agreements or memorandums of understanding between the university and the following companies issued between 2005 and the time this request is processed.
- Any subsequent reports issued related to those agreements or partnerships between 2005 and the time this request is processed.
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)
Ford Motor Company
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.
In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.
CONFIRMATION OF RECEIPT OF REQUEST REQUESTOR: Tom Nash TAMU REFERENCE NUMBER: 15-019
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Mr. Nash, We are needing some clarification in regards to your request. What types of agreements are you requesting? Tricia Bledsoe
Hi Ms. Bledsoe,
I'm looking for any sort of program partnerships between these companies and the university -- for example if a computer science program obtains free equipment from a company. Does that help?
Mr. Nash, The attached information was provided by the Contract Administration office in response to your request. Please contact us if this office can be of further assistance. Tricia Bledsoe