Higher Ed "Coalition for Excellence" Formed in Texas

A powerful group of individuals — including former regents, former university system chancellors and former university presidents — from around Texas have joined together to address the state's ongoing higher education controversy.

The new group, the Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education, was unveiled today, as was a new website, texaseducationexcellence.org. According to a press release, the group was formed "to actively advance excellence at our state's public higher education institutions and support a more thoughtful and transparent discussion of ways to strengthen and improve, rather than undermine, them."

This is the latest group — and one of the ...

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