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Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2020
The "60x30TX" higher education plan for Texas began in 2015 with four goals to be achieved by 2030: (1) 60x30 Educated Population: At least 60% of Texans ages 25-34 will have a certificate or degree; (2) Completion: At least 550,000 students in 2030 will complete a certificate or an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree from an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Academic Degrees, College Graduates
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2009
Obtaining more federal funds is the expressed research goal in "Closing the Gaps by 2015." It states: By 2015, increase the level of federal science and engineering research and development obligations to Texas institutions to 6.5 percent of obligations to higher education institutions across the nation. In 2006, Texas institutions of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Research and Development, Cancer, Engineering
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
In May 2002, Governor Rick Perry announced plans for several higher education initiatives, including the recruitment, preparation, enrollment, and retention of first generation college students. First generation college students are students who would be the first in their families to complete higher education through two- and four-year…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Postsecondary Education, First Generation College Students, Grants