Read more about Building a Talent Strong Texas

Building a
Talent Strong Texas

The state’s strategic plan for higher education is raising the bar for Texas. We will connect students to credentials that offer opportunities for good jobs and meaningful careers.

Learn more about Empowering Our Students

our Students

We help students and their families navigate the path to enrolling in and completing a postsecondary program that enables them to flourish in our world-class economy.

Read more about Equipping Our Workforce

our Workforce

Texas’ economy is changing as our population grows and diversifies. We help Texans remain competitive by earning credentials that align skills with the jobs the workforce demands.

Learn how we are Supporting Our Institutions

our Institutions

We are committed to being a resource, partner, and advocate for advancing all institutions of higher education.

Read more about how we collaborate with our stakeholders


Together with our stakeholders, we accelerate innovations in teaching and learning while bolstering research and development to advance our great state.

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Our Future. In Focus.

A new plan for higher education means there’s a place for all Texans in tomorrow’s economy. Learn more about Building a Talent Strong Texas, a refreshed strategy for higher education.

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Investing in Texans

Texas is making historic investments in higher education as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about how federal recovery funds are making an impact across our state.

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Planning for the Future

Raising the Bar for Higher Education

Higher Education Commissioner Harrison Keller shares his vision for higher education in Texas.

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Trends and Analysis

Expanding Access Through Digital Learning

OERTX, an online repository for open educational resources (OER), recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. OER saves money for students and the state.

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Student Success

Providing Opportunities to All Texans

Our work connects students – including working adults – to credentials that offer purpose in the economy, value in the labor market, and opportunities for good jobs and meaningful careers.

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Key Events

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News & Releases

November 17, 2022

Report Calls for Community College Funding Based on Student Outcomes, Affordability

November 16, 2022

Higher Education Leaders and Policymakers Discuss Higher Ed and Workforce in Texas Dec. 7-8

September 22, 2022

THECB retains NSC Student Tracker Premium data services

July 13, 2022

THECB awards $15 million through TRUE Grant Program

April 8, 2022

THECB awards $4.8 million to higher ed institutions for internship and apprenticeship programs

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