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October, 2015

201522oct8:30 am3:00 pmBoard Meeting8:30 am - 3:00 pm Event Type:Quarterly Board Meetings

Event Details

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

Agenda and Agenda Materials


Minutes – Oct. 22, 2015 



Agenda Item IV.A – Major Policy Discussion: Open Educational Resources to Reduce College Costs in Texas

Agenda Item V.A – Recognition of Excellence: Sam Houston State University and Odessa College, nationally recognized as Models of Excellence 2015 Summer Honorees by University Business magazine for innovative student success programs: Sam Houston State University || Odessa College

Agenda Item VII.F – Presentation on the Preliminary Headcount for Fall 2015

Agenda Item VII.H – Discussion of draft legislative recommendations for the 85th Texas Legislature


VII-C Financial Aid Report 2014
Agenda Item VII-D Literacy Pilot Program Report

Agenda Item IX-L Community College Transfer Student Report


(Thursday) 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


THECB - Board Room

1200 E. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX


Gun Notice

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

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