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July, 2018

201818jul8:30 am3:00 pmUniversities and Health-Related Institutions Institutional Liaisons Summer Seminar8:30 am - 3:00 pm Event Type:Universities and Health-Related Institutions Liaison Meeting

Event Details




8:30 – 8:45 am


David Gardner

Stacey Silverman

8:45 – 9:15 am

Legislative Update

John Wyatt

9:15 – 10:15 am

60x30TX, Progress Report

Regional Targets

Texas Higher Education Data

Accountability System

Julie Eklund

Jenna Cullinane Hege

10:15 – 10:30 am



10:30 – 11:40 am

Proposals for New Programs

Characteristics of Doctoral Programs

Changes to Existing Programs

Annual Progress Reports

Graduate Program Review

Stacey Silverman

James Goeman

11:40 – 11:50 am

Texas Affordable Baccalaureate

Competency-Based Education

Open Educational Resources

Grant Programs

Jennifer Nailos

Kylah Torre

Stacey Silverman

11:50 – 12:05 pm

Texas Core Curriculum

Low Producing Programs

Research Programs and Reporting

Melinda Valdez

Jennifer Nailos

Reinold Cornelius

12:0512:45 pm



12:45 – 1:15 pm

Distance Education

State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement

Andrew Lofters

Jessica Acton

1:15 – 2:00 pm

Dual Credit

Field of Study

Transfer Issues

Andrew Lofters

Garry Tomerlin

Rebecca Leslie

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Advisory Committees

Stacey Silverman

Garry Tomerlin

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Q & A and Closing Remarks

Stacey Silverman

AQW Staff


  1. Texas Higher Education Trends What’s the Latest & How to Access State & Institutional Data
  2. Proposals for New Degree Programs and Characteristics of Doctoral Programs
  3. Changes to Existing Programs
  4. Annual Progress Reports & Graduate Program Review
  5. Open Educational Resources Grant Program,Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program, and Competency-Based Education
  6. Texas Core Curriculum, Low-Producing Programs, & Research Programs and Reporting
  7. Distance Education Policies
  8. State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (SARA)
  9. Dual Credit Early College High School Updates
  10. Fields of Study
  11. Transfer Issues & Reports & ACGM Learning Outcomes Project
  12. Advisory Committees


(Wednesday) 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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