The Graduate Education Advisory Committee (GEAC) advises agency staff and Board Members on procedures, issues, and long-range planning relating to graduate education. GEAC is currently working with Coordinating Board staff on a strategic plan which will emphasize the contributions that graduate education can make towards the goals of 60x30TX. GEAC is a 24-member committee comprised of faculty and administrators from the state's public and private universities and health-related institutions, plus one non-voting student member.
Original Charge: 2005
Current Status: Standing, non-statutory
Meeting Schedule: Meets two to three times per year
GEAC Members: The 24 members of GEAC serve for three-year terms. Many of the committee members are Graduate Deans. Members are nominated by their institutions, and they are selected to evenly represent public, graduate-degree-granting institutions of all sizes, regions, and missions. There is one representative from a private research institution and one graduate student member.