Annual Leadership Conference

Every year, the Coordinating Board is required to host an annual training conference for newly appointed regents and community college trustees. In addition to statutory required trainings, attendees and panelists from various industries across Texas and nation come together to have insightful conversations around higher education. The conference also includes the commissioner’s annual State of Higher Education Address.

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2023 Leadership Conference

Save the Date! This year's leadership conference will be held Dec. 12-13 in Austin at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center. Please continue to check back for details as they become available.

2022 Leadership Conference

In his annual State of Higher Education address, Commissioner Harrison Keller calls on leaders across the state in higher education, industry, philanthropy, and government to seize the moment and strengthen higher education for impact at scale.
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2021 Leadership Conference

Commissioner Harrison Keller outlines the ways in which Texas is raising the bar for higher education and unveiled an ambitious vision for higher education, including the refresh of the state’s strategic plan called “Building a Talent Strong Texas.”
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2020 Leadership Conference

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s conference was held virtually. Despite the challenges, Commissioner Harrison Keller emphasized higher education as an essential part of the solution for how Texas will overcome and emerge even stronger from the pandemic.
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