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January 2, 2013

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Board Nominations / Legislative Tracker

Legislative Tracker

The 2013 Legislative Session is right around the corner and TACT has compiled a list of bills we’re keeping an eye on. To view the report, visit http://tact.org/legislative

2012 Fall Conference Agenda and Registration

  • The agenda for the upcoming Fall Conference is available. You can view it here. Highlights include two panel discussions (“Texas’ $10,000 Competency-Based Bachelor’s Initiative” and “Mobilizing Support for Higher Education”), a keynote from Senator Kirk Watson (the Higher Education Senate Committee, the Joint Committee on Oversight of Higher Education Governance) and a legislative visit on Friday morning.
  • Register for the Fall Conference today!  This year’s conference will be held October 26-27 at the Embassy Suites - Central Austin. To reserve your spot, please print and mail this form along with the cost of registration and (if desired) the Friday-night banquet. The phone number for Embassy Suites is (512) 454-8004.

 

Senator Watson to Address Fall Leadership Conference

  • Senator Kirk Watson to present keynote address at Fall Leadership Conference. Representing District 14, Senator Watson is the chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus, and serves on the Senate committees overseeing Business and Commerce, Economic Development, and Higher Education. He currently sits on the Joint Committee on Oversight of Higher Education Governance, Excellence & Transparency. We are honored to have Senator Watson as our keynote on October 26, and we are looking forward to his thoughts on the upcoming 83rd Legislative Session.

TACT Supports Chair Zaffirini’s Insistence on Excellence

The following email was sent from TACT to Chairwoman Zaffirini following a hearing yesterday of the Senate Higher Education Committee.

Dear Senator Zaffirini:

Thank you for your deft chairmanship today at SHEC, to use your acronym, but I especially wanted to recognize your opening comments for your insistence on excellence.

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