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Take a look at relevant facts, reports and information that will better inform you about the challenges and opportunities in higher education in Texas, and what's being done to address them.

Agenda for Nov. 18 Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education Governance, Excellence and Transparency Hearing

November 11, 2011
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Charles W. Matthews Written Testimony to Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education

October 17, 2011
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Kenny Jastrow Written Testimony to Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education

October 17, 2011
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Gordon Appleman Written Testimony to Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education

October 17, 2011
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John Mobley Written Testimony to Joint Oversight Committee on Higher Education

October 17, 2011
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    Happy New Year and first day of the Texas Legislature! Here’s your first Roundup of higher education news in 2019. With the legislative session now underway, we’ll be sure to keep you updated on the latest higher ed happenings under the pink dome.

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