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).
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:
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas State University System
Texas State University