Board Meeting

When: 10/25/2018 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

Agenda and Materials

Meeting Minutes

I-B: Strategic Planning Presentation PPT
IV-A: Major Policy Discussion PPT PPT2 PPT3 PPT4 Handout Handout2
V-A: AIR-THECB study on Dual Credit Education in Texas Report PPT
VI-A: Recognition of Excellence PPT
VII-A: Matters Relating to 60x30TX and Innovation in Higher Education PPT PPT2 Handout
IX-C: Data Highlight: The Changing Pipeline to Completion Handout PPT 
IX-D: Preliminary Headcount for fall 2018 Presentation
IX-E: Higher Education Fund Re-Allocation Recommendation for Fiscal Years 2020 through 2025 Report PPT
IX-G: Student Financial Aid in Texas Higher Education Report 
X-C: Report to the Board on activities of the Community and Technical College Leadership Council PPT
X-D(2): Request from University of Houston for a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree with a major in Medicine PPT PPT2
X-D(3): Request from the University of North Texas Health Science Center for a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree with a major in Medicine PPT
X-E: Aerospace Technology Research Conducted by Public Universities Report
X-F: Block Scheduled Workforce Programs at Public Junior Colleges Report
X-G: Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene at Tyler Junior College  Report
X-H: Recruitment of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at Institutions of Higher Education Report
X-I: Advise TX Report | PPT
X-J: The Graduate Medical Education Report | PPT
X-K: Advanced Placement Report
X-L: Texas General Academic Institutions: Increasing Successful Community College Transfer Report 
X-M: Transfer of Course Credit Between Public Institutions of Higher Education Report 
XI-C: Certification of Texas Research Incentive Program gift funds to the Emerging Research Universities Handout

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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.