In a mid-year note to the Texas A&M community, President Robert M. Gates outlines university initiatives and updates progress on everything from the One Spirit One Vision Campaign to construction plans and faculty reinvestment.

Among the key changes discussed are a requested 6 percent tuition increase and $99 energy fee for each student to cover a  $32.3 million budget shortfall for FY 2007. Find out more at http://our-news.tamu.edu/newsmanager/templates/?a=2148&z=15.