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.
A map of of all higher education institutions in Texas is available here
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).
President Lawrence Schovanec (Chairman, Texas Tech University), Chancellor Tedd Mitchell (Chair-Elect, Texas Tech University System), President Pablo Arenaz (Secretary/Treasurer, Texas A&M International University), and President Guy Bailey (Past Chairman, University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley).
FY23: Richard Benson/University of Texas at Dallas, Kelly Damphousse/Texas State University, Carine Feyten/Texas Woman's University, Robert Glenn/University of Houston-Victoria, Ronnie Hawkins/Angelo State University, Carlos Hernandez/Sul Ross State University, James Hurley/Tarleton State University, Robert Vela/Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
Current members who have completed service as a Council chair:
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas State University System