Links to the Council's membership list, Austin-area hotels and Texas institutions of higher education are provided below with a list of Council officers.
The Council is comprised of the chief executive officers of the public general academic universities, system offices, health-related institutions, and the three two-year state colleges in the Houston/Gulf Coast area.
The specific objectives and purposes of the Council shall be to advance the educational programs of public senior colleges and universities in Texas through a cooperative system of communication among representatives of those institutions, which shall serve as a means of exchanging ideas and expertise regarding problems shared by those institutions (Bylaws/purpose).
Chancellor Lesa Roe (Chairman, University of North Texas System), President Lawrence Schovanec (Vice Chairman/Chair-Elect, Texas Tech University), President Marc Nigliazzo (Secretary/Treasurer, Texas A&M University-Central Texas), and President Guy Bailey (Past Chairman, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley).
FY21: President Pablo Arenaz (Texas A&M International University), President Ken Evans (Lamar University), President Robert Glenn (University of Houston-Victoria), President Betty Reynard (Lamar State College-Port Arthur), Chancellor John Sharp (Texas A&M University System), President Neal Smatresk (University of North Texas), and President Walter Wendler (West Texas A&M University).
Current members who have completed service as a Council chair: Guy Bailey University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley Brian McCall Texas State University System Denise Trauth Texas State University