Board Meeting

When: 07/26/2018 08:30 AM-02:45 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

Agenda Item I-C: Strategic Planning Presentation PPT Handout(1) Handout(2)
Agenda Item IV-A: Major Policy Discussion PPT Handout(1) Handout(2)
Agenda Item V-A: Recognition of Excellence PPT Handout(1) Handout(2) Handout(3) Handout(4)
Agenda Item VI-A: Matters Relating to 60x30TX and Innovation in Higher Education PPT(1) PPT(2)
Agenda Item VII-B: THECB-AIR Study on Dual Credit Education in Texas PPT
Agenda Item IX-C: 60x30TX Progress Report PPT  Report
Agenda Item X-E: Consideration of adopting the Commissioner’s recommendation to the Board relating to the request from Sam Houston State University for a Doctor of Osteopathic (DO) degree with a major in Osteopathic Medicine PPT(1) PPT(2) PPT(3) PPT(4)
Agenda Item IX-F: Texas Grant Program Report to the Texas Legislature, Fiscal Years 2015-2017 Report 
Agenda Item X-G: A Study on the Feasibility of a Texas Repository of Open Educational Resources Report 
Agenda Item X-H: Autism Grant Program Annual Progress Report
Agenda Item X-R: Texas College and Career Readiness Standards for English Language Arts and Math PPT
Agenda Item X-T: Texas Success Initiative Assessment PPT

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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.