Council of Public University Presidents and Chancellors
The Council and its
members are pleased to participate in a variety of higher
education-related organizations, several of which are highlighted below:
The Center for Research, Evaluation and Advancement of Teacher Education (CREATE) A consortium of the University of Houston System, Texas A&M University System, Texas State University System, and The University of Texas System, CREATE works to provide opportunities for member institutions and the profession at large to systematically explore quality and effectiveness issues related to teacher preparation, retention, and student achievement. See createtx.org
Enrollment Services Efficiency Committee (ESEC) A subcommittee of the CPUPC, the committee works to create high impact efficiencies in campus operations related to enrollment management, financial aid, and student business services in the public colleges and universities of Texas. These efficiencies will allow colleges and universities to direct more resources toward student participation and success in higher education.
Permanent committee status adopted by CPUPC, October 2004
Membership consists of representatives of each university system/independent public university campus in the areas of admissions, student financial aid, and student business services
Ex-officio members include representatives of the Trellis Company (formerly TG) and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Joint Admission Medical Program (JAMP)
JAMP is a program created by the 77th Texas Legislature to provide
services to support and encourage highly qualified, economically
disadvantaged students pursuing medical education. Undergraduate
universities (public and independent/private) and all medical/dental schools throughout Texas support the program. A JAMP
Faculty Director is appointed on each undergraduate campus to oversee the JAMP program at their
respective institution. See JAMP
Education Reach for Texans: Empowering Texans to champion postsecondary success for foster youth and alumni. Education Reach for Texans seeks to eliminate barriers to success and build support programs for alumni of care attending public colleges and universities in Texas. Education Reach conducts an annual statewide convening of postsecondary institution representatives and child welfare professionals to facilitate sharing of ideas and the spurring of implementation of campus-based support programs.
Texas Academic Leadership Academy/TALA - an initiative of the Texas Council of Chief Academic Officers/TCCAO. The Texas Academic Leadership Academy will be accepting nominations for the 2018-19 cohort of faculty across Texas who are seeking intensive leadership training. TALA supports, prepares, and enhances the leadership skills of those aspiring to department and college level leadership positions. Applications open March 1, with a deadline of April 13, 2018. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org and/or visit www.shsu.edu/tala/.
Texas Internship Challenge - an initiative of the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Education Agency and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board - encourages paid internship positions for Texas students with employers and provides an online portal for students to search and apply for the internships. The CPUPC is pleased to support this initiative.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board The Coordinating Board was created by the Texas Legislature in 1965 to "provide leadership and coordination for the Texas higher education system to achieve excellence for the college education of Texas students." The Board is dedicated to helping Texas meet the goals of the state's higher education plan, 60x30TX. See www.thecb.state.tx.us
Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC)
The Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC) assists educators
and students worldwide to strengthen instructional programs, build
effective management and administrative structures, and develop a
foundation for activie, lifelong learning. Founded in 1985 this
independent, self-funded, non-profit corporation delivers a full range
of services by utilizing the extensive resource base of 32 public
universities in the State of Texas along with other institutions in the
United States. See www.tiec.org
Texas Women in Higher Education (TWHE) Texas Women in Higher Education (TWHE) is the American Council on Education/ACE network organization for Texas dedicated to developing, advancing and supporting women employed at colleges and universities across the state. TWHE is committed to providing its members with the skills needed to reach leadership positions and enhancing the leadership skills of those already there. See www.twhe.org
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