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Advisory Committee on Research Programs (ACORP)

Charge: The Advisory Committe on Research Programs (ACORP) advises the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (CB) on the Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program (NHARP) regarding the board's development of research priorities, guidelines, and procedures for the selection of specific projects at eligible institutions for awards on a competitive, peer review basis (Texas Education Code Sec. 142.003).  ACORP recommends funding allocations for NHARP research area. (Texas Administrative Code rule §14.71)

Original Charge: June 1987

Current Status: Standing, statutory

Meeting Schedule: Meets one to two times annually, or as needed.

Membership: ACORP Members
ACORP consists of experts in the specified research areas and includies representatives of Texas industry and  higher education institutions. The Chairman of the Coordinating Board appoints members of the Advisory Committee, who serve for staggered three-year terms.

Agendas and Meeting Summaries: Agendas are posted with the Texas Register. Meeting summaries are posted after ACORP approval.

Fiscal YearAgendaMeeting Summary Notes


August 20, 2013



February 14, 2012


June 7, 2011


March 8, 2011






For further information, contact:

Reinold R. Cornelius, PhD
Senior Program Director
Academic Quality and Workforce
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P. O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711

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