Rules & Statutes

Texas Administrative Code

Rules adopted by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) are part of a larger body of state agency rules that are collected and published by the Office of the Secretary of State as the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). The THECB’s rules are codified under Title 19, Part I, of the TAC. Title 19 is Education and Part I is the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The THECB may adopt new rules or amendments to existing rules.

Texas Education Code

The Texas Legislative Council makes Texas Statutes available online. Most of the statutes applicable to the THECB are found in the Education Code, Title 3.

Negotiated Rulemaking

TEC 61.0331 requires the THECB to engage in negotiated rulemaking with institutions of higher education and other affected entities when adopting policies, procedures, or rules relating to certain matters. Information related to NRM committees can be found at Negotiated Rulemaking Committees

Title IX: Notice of Nondiscrimination

THECB does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its programs and activities pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX). The following persons have been designated by THECB to as coordinators under Title IX:

For Title IX inquiries by institutions and required institutional training:

Name and Title: Cathie Maeyaert, Director-Private Postsecondary Institutions
Address: PO Box 12788, Austin, TX 78711-2788
Telephone No.: 512.427.6527
Email Address: cathie.maeyaert@highered.texas.gov

For Title IX inquiries by employees or job applicants:

Name and Title: Glenn Tramel, Sr. Director-Human Resources
Address: PO Box 12788, Austin, TX 78711-2788
Telephone No.: 512.427.6193
Email Address: glenn.tramel@highered.texas.gov