Media Releases

2021

Governor Abbott Appoints Gauntt and Clemmer to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (September 13, 2021)
Governor Abbott Allocates Additional $94.6M Emergency Education Relief Funding for Texas Higher Education (June 28, 2021)
Dr. Fred Farias Named Chair and Donna Williams Named Vice Chair of Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (June 3, 2021)
Student Representative to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Announced (June 1, 2021)
THECB Awards $9.3M in Second Round of Texas Reskilling Grants [PDF] (March 4, 2021)
THECB Announces Open Texas 2021 Virtual Open Education Conference March 11-12 [PDF] (March 4, 2021)
Texas OnCourse Transitions to THECB as Statewide College and Career Advising Initiative Launches Premier Postsecondary Training Programs [PDF] (January 28, 2021)
THECB Extends Deadline for Second Round of Texas Reskilling Grants for Higher Education Institutions [PDF] (January 27, 2021)

2020

THECB Awards $18.1 Million in Texas Reskilling Grants to Higher Education Institutions as Agency Opens Second-Round Applications [PDF] (December 18, 2020)
Commissioner Keller: Higher Education is Key to Texas’ Economic Recovery [PDF] (November 19, 2020) 
Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative submits report to Governor Abbott [PDF] (November 18, 2020)
THECB Highlights Benefits of Digital Learning During National Distance Learning Week [PDF] (November 9, 2020)
Texas Taps Artificial Intelligence to Expand Access for Low-Income and First-Generation Students [PDF] (October 29, 2020)
THECB Seeks Applications from Texas Higher Ed Institutions for GEER-Funded Open Educational Resources Grants [PDF] (October 27, 2020)
THECB Releases 10th Annual Texas Public Higher Education Almanac [PDF] (September 28, 2020)
THECB Retains Clearinghouse’s Student Tracker Premium Data Services [PDF] (September 22, 2020)
THECB and Texas Higher Education Foundation Award $125,000 in Student Emergency Aid [PDF] (September 3, 2020)
THECB Launches Open Educational Resources Repository [PDF] (August 27, 2020)
THECB, Greater Texas Foundation and Trellis Foundation Emergency Aid Program [PDF] (May 18, 2020)
Peace Officer Loan Repayment Assistance Program [PDF] (April 29, 2020)
GenTX Virtual Decision Day [PDF] (April 28, 2020)
THECB, Greater Texas Foundation and Trellis Foundation Emergency Aid Program [PDF] (April 27, 2020)
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Announces New Leadership Team [PDF] (January 23, 2020)

2019

2019 Star Award Announcement [PDF] (November 22, 2019)
Coordinating Board Announces New Commissioner of Higher Education [PDF] (September 11, 2019)
2019 Star Award Finalists [PDF] (August 28, 2019)
2019 Texas Public Higher Education Almanac highlights progress toward 60x30TX goals [PDF] (May 14, 2019)
Texas Aims to Reduce Student Debt with College Access Loan Interest Rate Reduction [PDF] (March 25, 2019)

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