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THECB 7/2007 Closing the Gaps by 2015 Progress Report Presentation for: Texas Community College Teachers Association David W. Gardner July 30, 2007.

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1 THECB 7/2007 Closing the Gaps by 2015 Progress Report Presentation for: Texas Community College Teachers Association David W. Gardner July 30, 2007

2 THECB 7/2007 Close the Gaps in Participation By 2015, close the gaps in enrollment rates across Texas to add 630,000 more students.

3 THECB 7/2007 Enrollment increases still meet target, but flattening trend is cause for concern 216, ,000

4 THECB 7/2007 Target to increase Hispanic enrollment remains a big challenge Note: Public Institutions only. White Hispanic African-Am Source: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

5 THECB 7/2007 (44.1%) (44.4%) (44.5%) (44.2%) (44.1%) (43.4%) (43.6%) The percent of Texas students enrolling directly from high school increasing steadily (45.4%) Into public higher education only. (46.1%)

6 THECB 7/ % 94% 90% 85% 79% HS grads entering four-year institutions have Recommended Curriculum or above 96% Into public higher education only. 97%

7 THECB 7/ % 74% 68% 61% 52% HS grads entering two-year institutions are getting better prepared 77% Into public higher education only. 81%

8 THECB 7/2007 Improvement in high school graduates’ higher education attendance rate highest for underrepresented groups Into Public Institutions only.

9 THECB 7/2007 Enrollment Growth Patterns 4% Health-Related University Independent Two-Year College 2004 – 2006 University Two-Year College Independent Health-Related Source: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 0%

10 THECB 7/2007Participation  Fall 2005 to fall 2006 enrollment growth was basically static, but still on target  Hispanic enrollment growth was substantial but continues to trail targets  Percentage of students coming from high school increased slightly

11 THECB 7/2007 Close the Gaps in Success By 2015, award 210,000 undergraduate degrees, certificates, and other identifiable student successes from high quality programs.

12 THECB 7/2007 Bachelor’s, Associate’s, and Certificates awarded slows 147, , ,000

13 THECB 7/2007 Public institutions’ 2010 Associate awards targets slightly below 2010 CTG Bachelor’sAssociate’s

14 THECB 7/2007 Institutional success targets do not meet the state target * Not targeted in the Plan. White* Hispanic African-Am.

15 THECB 7/2007 How can we increase graduates in critical fields? STEMNursing/Allied Health

16 THECB 7/2007 How can we increase graduates in critical fields? TeachersMath & Science Teachers

17 THECB 7/2007 Doctoral awards up sharply, and projections exceed 2010 target Public institutions only.

18 THECB 7/2007 Nursing awards are increasing

19 THECB 7/2007 Success Summary  Goal for bachelor’s, associate’s, and certificates awarded is on target  Hispanic and African-American undergraduate awards are on target, but future institutional targets need to be raised  Doctoral degrees awarded have increased sharply and institutional targets surpass the statewide targets  Overall STEM awards are below targets

20 THECB 7/2007 Close the Gaps in Excellence By 2015, substantially increase the number of nationally recognized programs or services at colleges and universities in Texas.

21 THECB 7/2007 Texas trails California in high-rated institutions CaliforniaTexas PublicPrivatePublicPrivate US News & World Report 6311 The Center: Top 50 Research Universities 8382 AAU Institutions 6321 Washington Center: Top 50 Universities (2006) 6121

22 THECB 7/2007 Undergraduate Excellence  Access to excellent undergraduate education is critical  81% of all public university students are undergraduates  91% of all public college and university students are undergraduates  40% of all public college and university students are freshmen

23 THECB 7/2007 Close the Gaps in Research By 2015, increase the level of federal science and engineering research funding to Texas institutions to 6.5% of obligations to higher education.

24 THECB 7/2007 Texas has improved its share of Federal R&D relative to other top states (Constant 1998 Dollars) 14.9% 14.6% 8.3% 8.2% 6.4% 6.3% 6.0% 5.8% 5.3% 5.7% 6.2% 5.7%

25 THECB 7/2007 States with highly ranked institutions bring in more research funding (Constant 1998 Dollars)

26 THECB 7/2007 Research expenditures still growing 3.7% 6.0% 10.4% 9.0% 15.9% (in billions) 6.0%

27 THECB 7/2007 Research  Rapid growth in recent years due to increased NIH funding  Prospects for continued NIH increases are uncertain  Federal proposals for enhanced NSF funding

28 THECB 7/2007 Accomplishments  By fall 2006, over 200,000 additional students are enrolled  Recommended High School program is the default program and starting in 2008 will be required for admissions to a public university  Education, Go Get It campaign was started

29 THECB 7/2007 Accomplishments  By fall 2006, 31,000 additional undergraduate degrees had been awarded  Nursing graduates have started increasing  Universities now retain all overhead income from grants and contracts instead of 50%

30 THECB 7/2007 Next Steps?  Revise strategies for each Closing the Gaps area to focus efforts on pertinent activities that lead to genuine progress  Concentrate on Hispanic participation and success  Concentrate on Hispanic participation and success  Carry out the intent of House Bill 1 (HB 1), 79th Texas Legislature, Third Called Session


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