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October, 2019

201924oct8:30 am1:00 pmBoard Meeting8:30 am - 1:00 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 | Meeting Minutes

IV-A: Major Policy Discussion PPT
V-A: Recognition of Excellence PPT 
VII-C: Presentation on the Preliminary Headcount for fall 2019 PPT 
VII-D: 60x30TX Data Insight: High School to Higher Education Data PPT 
VII-E: Student Financial Aid in Texas Higher Education, Fiscal Year 2018 Report 
VII-H: General Academic Institutions Formula Advisory Committee Membership for the 2022-2023 biennium Supplemental Materials
IX-C (1) and IX-C (2) Public Testimony 
IX-E:  Advise TX program Report PPT
IX-F: Recruitment of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at Institutions of Higher Education Report PPT

Withdrawn from Agenda

Agenda Item IX-D: Consideration of adopting the Certification Advisory Council and Commissioner Paredes’ recommendation to the Board relating to a request from Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine for an initial Certificate of Authority to grant degrees in Texas has been withdrawn from the agenda for the Board Meeting scheduled for October 24, 2019.


(Thursday) 8:30 am - 1:00 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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