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october, 2020

202021oct10:00 am12:00 pmCommittee on Academic and Workforce Success (CAWS)10:00 am - 12:00 pm Event Type:Board Committee 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 Item V-E: Report on Access to Higher Education for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities PPT
Agenda Item V-F: Report on the Recruitment of Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at Public Institutions of Higher Education PPT
Agenda Item V-G: Report on the Effectiveness of Advise TX PPT
Agenda Item V-H: The Graduate Medical Education (GME) Report
Agenda Item V-I: Aerospace and Aviation Report
Agenda Item J: Study and Report on Core Curriculum
Agenda item V-K: Texas General Academic Institutions: Increasing Successful Community College Transfer Report
Agenda item V-M: TASFA Advisory Committee Report PPT
Agenda Item V-N: Study regarding Streamlining Physician Licensing Requirements for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (DRAFT)

Supplemental Materials

Agenda item V-S(4): Consideration of adopting the proposed amendments for Chapter 4, Subchapter C, Sections 4.56, 4.57, and 4.62 of Board Rules, concerning the Texas Success Initiative Supplemental*UPDATED   PPT


(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm




Begins upon adjournment of the IDEA meeting, whichever occurs later.


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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