Board Meeting

When: 10/26/2017 08:30 AM-01:00 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

 October 2017 - Board Meeting Minutes 

 

Reports

Agenda Item VIII-H Report on Student Financial Aid in Texas Higher Education, FY 2016 http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/BoardMeeting/Oct2017/VIII-H

Agenda Item X-D Texas General Academic Institutions: Increasing Successful Community College Transfer Report http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/BoardMeeting/Oct2017/X-D 
                        - Appendices http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/BoardMeeting/Oct2017/X-D/Appendices

 

Supplemental Materials

 

Agenda Item VII-A Consideration of adopting the Sexual Assault Policy Advisory Committee’s recommendation to the Board relating to the proposed new Chapter 3, Subchapter A, Sections 3.11 - 3.15 of Board rules concerning electronic reporting and amnesty for students reporting incidents of sexual assault

 

Handouts

 Agenda Item V-A Texans Helping Texans: Institutions' Assistance to College Students Impacted by Hurricane Harvey 

 

Presentations

 Agenda Item I-B   Strategic Planning Presentation - PowerPoint presentation by Lesa Roe, Chancellor, University of North Texas System 

 
Agenda Item IV-A: Major Policy Discussion 

Agenda Item IV-A   Introduction - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Rex Peebles, Assistant Commissioner for Academic Quality and Workforce, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Agenda Item IV-A   Major Policy Discussion - PowerPoint presentation by  Dr. Julie Eklund, Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Planning and Funding, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Coordinating Board
Agenda Item IV-A   Texas Transfer Pathways: Meeting the Goals of 60x30TX - PowerPoint presentation by Melissa Henderson, Deputy Director of Policy, Educate Texas
Agenda Item IV-A   Transfer Success - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Troy Johnson, Vice President of Enrollment, The University of Texas at Arlington
Agenda Item IV-A   Creating Clearer Pathways to Completion: Texas Transfer Initiatives  - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Rex Peebles, Assistant Commissioner for Academic Quality and Workforce, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  
Agenda Item VI-A   Marketable Skills Implementation Guidelines - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Ginger Gossman, Senior Director of Innovation and Policy Development, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and Dr. Rex Peebles, Assistant Commissioner for Academic Quality and Workforce, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Agenda Item V-A: Recognition of Excellence 

Agenda Item V-A   Harvey Recovery: Special Recognition of Success in the Face of Disaster - PowerPoint presentation by Kelly Carper Polden, Assistant Director for Communications, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Agenda Item V-A   Success in the Face of Disaster- PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Beth Lewis, Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Del Mar College; and Dr. Rito Silva, Vice President for Student Affairs, Del Mar College  
Agenda Item V-A 
  Harvey Heroes - PowerPoint presentation by Brenda Nichols, Vice Provost, Lamar University; Shannon Tanner, Lamar University; and Progga Chirontoni, Harvey Hero Volunteer, Lamar University
Agenda Item V-A 
  Rice Harvey Action Team (R-HAT) - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Caroline Quenemoen, Associate Dean of Undergraduates, Rice University

Agenda Item VIII-C   Presentation on the Preliminary Headcount for Fall 2017- PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Julie Eklund, Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Planning and Funding, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 


Agenda Item VIII-D 
  Report on Data Highlight: 60x30 Educated Population Goal and Interactive Map - PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Julie Eklund, Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Planning and Funding, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 


Agenda Item VIII-E 
  Setting the Targets for Selected Statewide 60x30TX Goals and Targets - PowerPoint presentation by Jenna Cullinane Hege, Deputy Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Planning, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board  


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