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State Leaders

State education policy officials include the following:

Raymund A. Paredes, Commissioner of Higher Education of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
William H. McRaven, Chancellor of the University of Texas System
Robert L. Duncan, Chancellor of Texas Tech University System
Renu Khator, Chancellor of the University of Houston System
Lee F. Jackson, Chancellor of the University of North Texas System
Brian McCall, Chancellor of the Texas State University System

Policy Highlights

State Attainment Goal:60x30TX” – By 2030, at least 60% of Texans ages 25-34 will have a certificate or degree. Learn more about how states can “Set An Attainment Goal.” Also, find out more about Texas’s attainment goal and see other states’ attainment goals.

Texas publicly reports completion data for all of its public institutions and all of its private institutions. See 50-State Table on Completion Data and learn more about how states Measure Progress.

The University of Texas Permian Basin will offer five STEM degrees for $10,000 without an online or community college component. The program includes a strong advising component and course completion requirements. Learn more about how states Develop Lower-Cost Pathways to Degrees.

Grad TX is a program designed to recruit adults who have prior college credits, work experiences but no college degree. Read more about how states Re-enroll Adults with Some College and No Degree.

Stronger Nation State Attainment Data

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