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Texas A&M President to retire after 2020 fall semester

Texas A&M
Posted at 1:45 PM, Nov 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-24 14:45:40-05

COLLEGE STATION, TX — Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young announced on Tuesday that he would be stepping down as president at the end of the fall semester in December 2020.

In a letter to students, Young says, "To this end, I have informed Chancellor Sharp of my wish to complete the fall semester and then step down as President, effective December 31, 2020."

Previously, Young had plans to step down as President at the end of the 2020-2021 school year in May 2021.

Young plans to join the faculty of the Bush School of Government and Public Service and the Texas A&M School of Law.

Young ends his statement by saying, " Thank you for the incredible opportunity to serve as your 25th President. As this great university goes forward, please take care of each other, Aggies."

You can read his full statement here.