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2016 North Texas Regional 60x30TX Workshop
Texas Tech University
TTU International Cultural Center  (Hall of Nations)

601 Indiana Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409

October 5, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Registration for this event is closed

Printable Agenda
Speakers, Panelists, Facilitators, and Coordinator  **Updated 10-3-2016**

Map and Driving Directions
Future of Higher Education
60x30TX Overview 
Regional Data
Registration Roster as of 9-27-2016

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  9:30 a.m.    Registration            

10:00 a.m.    Welcoming Remarks             
                     Raymund A. Paredes, Ph.D., Commissioner of Higher Education, will provide vision 
                     for Texas higher education.

10:15 a.m.    60x30TX Overview; Questions and Answers
                     David W. Gardner, Ph.D., Deputy Commissioner for Academic Planning and  
                     Policy/Chief Academic Officer, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board,
                     provide an overview of the new Texas higher education strategic plan, 60x30TX, and 
                     address questions from workshop participants.

10:45 a.m.    Panel Discussion
                     Michael Galyean, Ph.D., Interim Provost, Texas Tech University; Berhl Robertson, Jr.,
                     Ed.D., Lubbock Independent School District; and Steve Massengale, Lubbock City
                     Council member and local business owner, will
respond to the goals of the new higher
                     education plan and will discuss how school/college/business/community collaboration
                     and related efforts are critical for achieving the goals of 60x30TX in the H
igh Plains,
                     Northwest, and West Texas Higher Education Regions of Texas.

11:15 a.m.    Breakout Sessions: Concurrent Discussions on Goals One and Two
                     Workshop participants will discuss strategies to achieve the Educational Attainment
                     and Completion goals of 60x30TX.

12:30 p.m.    Lunch and Keynote Speaker 
                     Dan Pope, Mayor, City of Lubbock, will speak about the educational needs of
                     the High Plains, Northwest, and West Texas Higher Education Regions from his
                     perspective as a city and community leader.

  1:45 p.m.    Breakout Sessions: Concurrent Discussions on 60x30TX Goals Three and
                    Workshop participants will discuss strategies to achieve the Marketable Skills and
                    Student Debt goals of 60x30TX.

  3:00 p.m.    Summary of Breakout Sessions
                     Workshop participants will identify key strategies and next steps for achieving the
                     goals of 60x30TX.

  3:30 p.m.    Adjournment

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2016 North Texas Regional 60x30TX Workshop is co-hosted by Texas Tech University and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board with grant support from Lumina Foundation and the College for All Texans Foundation.
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