Council meeting dates and information regarding traditional events
are provided below.
Council meetings are traditionally held Wednesday afternoons before quarterly THECB meetings, as follows:----------------------------------------------------------------
--January 24, 2024 (Coordinating Board, January 25)
--April 24, 2024 (Coordinating Board, April 25)
--July 24, 2024 (Coordinating Board, July 25)
Texas Higher Education Distinguished Service Award
Nominations for 2024 are welcome!
Submissions are due Nov. 6
The 2024 Award Ceremony and Luncheon will be conducted January 24 in Austin.
The 2023 Award Ceremony and Luncheon was conducted January 25 and honored James I. and Margaret Perkins of East Texas, pictured above with presidents participating in the award presentation.
The Council is pleased to partner with colleagues represented by the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) and the Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) in presenting the annual Texas Higher Education Distinguished Service Award for outstanding service to higher education in Texas.
The Association of Texas Colleges and Universities (ATCU) initially sponsored this award, beginning in 1977. Since 2008, CPUPC, ICUT and TACC have continued the tradition of this award and look forward to the ceremony each January. For information, contact Rissa McGuire, CPUPC Executive Director.
Honorees are listed here.
Promoting Texas Research
Council members are pleased to support the following initiatives highlighting and promoting the value of Texas' public university research:
(1) NIH All of Us Research Program: A webinar was conducted November 8, with resource information provided below:
--Overview of All of Us and Texas participating institutions, here.(updated 11-7-23)
--Texas All of Us webinar slide deck, here.
--Texas All of Us webinar recording link.
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--Q&A responses from the webinar, here. (added Nov. 30, 2023)
(2) Membership opportunity with the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS).
(3) Support programming with the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science & Technology (TAMEST)