Board Meeting

When: 07/27/2017 08:30 AM-03:00 PM
Where: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 1200 E. Anderson Lane Austin, TX - Board Room

Public Testimony

The presiding chair shall designate whether public testimony will be taken at the beginning of the meeting, at the time the related item is taken up by the Board after staff has presented the item, or any other time as determined by the presiding chair. For procedures on testifying please go to http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/public-testimony.

Agenda and Materials

Agenda 
July 2017 - Board Meeting Minutes

Reports

Agenda Item IX-C 60x30TX 2017 Progress Report 
Agenda Item IX-F Summary of Higher Education Legislation 85th Texas Legislature
Agenda Item IX-I TEXAS Grant Program Report to the Texas Legislature 
Agenda Item X-F Autism Grant Program: Annual Progress Report 
Agenda Item XI-C  Fiscal Year 2018 Agency Operating Budget   

Handouts

Agenda Item I-F(1) Texas Woman’s University Infographic
Agenda Item I-F(1) Texas Woman’s University Strategic Plan 2022
Agenda Item V-A  University of Houston-Downtown Supplemental Instruction General Brochure 

Presentations

Agenda Item I-F (1) Learn to Thrive: Strategic Plan 2022 and the 60×30TX - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Carine Feyten, Chancellor and President, Texas Woman’s University

Agenda Item I-F (2) Texas Southern University Strategic Planning Presentation - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Austin Lane, President, Texas Southern University

Agenda Item IV-A Managing the Expansion of Graduate Education in Texas - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Charles Goldman, Senior Economist, RAND Corporation

Agenda Item IV-A Thoughts on Graduate Education - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. David Daniel, Deputy Chancellor, The University of Texas System
Agenda Item IV-A Major Policy Discussion: Managing the Expansion of Graduate Education in Texas- PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Denise Trauth, President, Texas State University
Agenda Item V-A Supplemental Instruction: Peer-Facilitated Collaborative Learning - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz, President of the University of Houston-Downtown, and Tanu Altomare, Coordinator of Supplemental Instruction and Peer Tutor Coordinator for the Center for Math and Statistics Support
Agenda Item VI-A Bridging Disciplines Programs - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Brent Iverson, Dean, School of Undergraduate Studies and Professor of Chemistry, UT-Austin, and Dr. Jeanette Herman, Assistant Dean for Academic Initiatives and Director, Bridging Disciplines Programs
Agenda Item IX-C 60x30TX 2017 Progress Report - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Julie Eklund, Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Planning and Funding, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Agenda Item IX-C 60x30 Progress Report Outreach and Awareness Efforts - PowerPoint presentation by Mr. John Wyatt, Director of External Relations, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Agenda Item IX-D Accountability System Measures Update - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Julie Eklund, Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Planning and Funding, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Agenda Item IX-E  Setting Regional Targets for Selected Statewide 60x30TX Goals and Targets - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Jenna Cullinane Hege, Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Planning and Funding, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Agenda Item IX-F  Policy Outcomes of the 85th Texas Legislature (Regular Session) - PowerPoint Presentation by Mr. John Wyatt, Director of External Relations, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board


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Texas Penal Code Section 46.035(c) states: "A license holder commits an offense if the license holder intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries a handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Government Code, regardless of whether the handgun is concealed or carried in a shoulder or belt holster, in the room or rooms where a meeting of a governmental entity is held and if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code, and the entity provided notice as required by that chapter." Thus, no person can carry a handgun and enter the room or rooms where a meeting of the THECB is held if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code.

Please Note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing THECB, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code and THECB is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551. In addition, please note that the written communication required by Texas Penal Code Sections 30.06 and 30.07, prohibiting both concealed and open carry of handguns by Government Code Chapter 411 licensees, will be posted at the entrances to this governmental meeting.