Fred Heldenfels: The TT Interview

Recent reviews of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, which oversees statewide implementation of higher ed policy and financial aid programs, have been mixed. 

The Sunset Advisory Commission, which reviews state agencies as lawmakers prepare to determine their fate, concluded that the THECB serves a necessary role — but found that it had an ill-defined mission and that the relationship between the board and Texas universities "often appears to be one of tension and distrust rather than openness and collaboration."

The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems was recently commissioned to study what kind of setup would be most effective ...

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