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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2024
This is the technical appendix for the report "From Insights to Impact: Fostering Innovation through Texas" which examines the current national landscape of higher education research and development to help gauge Texas' current position and identify opportunities to drive further innovations into the future. This appendix includes the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Innovation, Research and Development, Technology
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2023
Higher education institutions play an essential role in Texas' global economic competitiveness. They provide the talent and innovation that gives the state its competitive edge. The COVID-19 vaccine, ethernet, plasma screens, and e-readers are just a few of the thousands of ideas that were born out of U.S. universities. These innovations have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Innovation, Research and Development, School Business Relationship
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2017
Central to the goals of "60x30TX" is maintaining Texas as a global economic player by having an educated population, making them aware of their marketable skills, and helping them manage their student loan debt. If the 2016 progress report for "60x30TX" was about getting out the word, this report is about expanding that reach…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Educational Attainment, Educational Indicators, Educational Assessment
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2015
Texas is profiting from a diverse, vibrant and growing economy. Yet this prosperity could turn to crisis if steps are not taken quickly to ensure an educated population and workforce for the future. At present, the proportion of Texans enrolled in higher education is declining. Too few higher education programs are noted for excellence and too few…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Educational Planning, Educational Attainment
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2010
This document contains the estimated impacts of the recommendations of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on Higher Education Cost Efficiencies and descriptions of current practices in other states that are representative of each recommendation. The estimates provide a reasonable expectation of impacts within an order of magnitude of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Cost Effectiveness
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2009
Prior to 2003, the Texas Legislature had the regulatory authority to set tuition rates, generally mandating that the same statutory and designated tuition rate be charged across the state. Tuition deregulation became effective September 1, 2003, and universities began increasing designated tuition in spring 2004. This article answers the following…
Descriptors: Tuition, Public Colleges, Student Costs, Fees
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2009
All public institutions of higher education except community colleges and the Texas A&M University System College of Dentistry receive funding for construction and other capital purposes from the Permanent University Fund (PUF) or the Higher Education Fund (HEF) (sometimes referred to as the Higher Education Assistance Fund or HEAF). The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Finance, Funding Formulas, State Aid
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004
With the repeal of the statewide ad valorem tax in 1981, many state colleges and universities no longer had resources for construction, improvements, major repair and renovation, and the acquisition of capital equipment. The Legislature recognized the need to provide permanent capital funding for those colleges and universities not participating…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Colleges, State Legislation, Funding Formulas
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2004
More than two years ago, the Coordinating Board directed its University Formula Advisory Committee to renew efforts to conduct a cost study to validate the relative weights contained in the matrix. This report provides a summary of the results of the study. The methodology was developed and presented to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Funding Formulas, Advisory Committees, Educational Finance