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Undergraduate Education Advisory Committee (UEAC)

Charge: The Undergraduate Education Advisory Committee serves as a forum for problem solving and the generation of good ideas to improve undergraduate education that reflect the goals of Texas’ higher education plan, Closing the Gaps by 2015.  The Undergraduate Education Advisory Committee will provide recommendations to the Board regarding directions the Board and institutions should take to enhance undergraduate education in Texas, initially including but not limited to such projects as: (1) conducting a study on the current state of undergraduate education in Texas, and preparing a report for the Board that includes recommendations for actions to maintain or strengthen Texas’ undergraduate programs; (2) making recommendations regarding a procedure for the regular evaluation of undergraduate instructional programs; and (3) working in partnership with other advisory committees on issues of particular interest and relevance to undergraduate education.

Original charge: November 2006
Current status: Standing, non-statutory
Meeting Schedule: Meets a minimum of twice a year

Membership: UEAC Members

Membership currently includes representatives from public community and technical colleges, universities, and health related institutions, independent colleges and universities, and one non-voting student member. Voting members serve three-year terms with the possibility of reappointment. 



Agenda are posted a minimum of 7 days before the next meeting.

 2010  20112012 20132014 
 02-26-10  02-25-11 03-30-12 06-21-13 03-28-14
 04-16-10  04-08-11 11-09-12 11-01-13 

Meeting Summaries:

Meeting summaries are posted after UEAC approval.

 02-27-09 02-26-10  02-25-11 03-30-1206-21-13
 04-24-09 04-16-10  04-08-11 11-09-12 11-01-13
 06-26-09 06-11-10    
UEAC Completed Projects

Report on Compelling Reasons for Exceeding the 60 SCH Maximum for Two-Year Degrees

Core Curriculum Revisions (Fall 2014 implementation)

Existing Undergraduate Program Review Recommendations

Standards for Academic Associate Degree Standards (Recommendations from UEAC)   

Low-Producing Degree Program Recommendations (joint subcommittee with GEAC)
           Joint Subcommittee Meeting Minutes and Recommendations
           Coordinating Board Rules (Texas Administrative Code) Chapter 4 Subchapter R - Review of Low-Producing Degree Programs

For further information, contact:  

Melinda Valdez-Ellis, EdD Reinold Cornelius, PhD
Program DirectorAssistant Director
Workforce, Academic Affairs & ResearchWorkforce, Academic Affairs & Research
melinda.valdez@thecb.state.tx.us Reinold.Cornelius@thecb.state.tx.us
(512) 427-6115(512) 427-6156


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