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TX Higher Education Coordinating Board Student Representative

Student Congress is looking for students who are interested in serving as the student representative on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or as the student representatives on various Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Advisory Committees. All of the student representatives serve to provide a student perspective on various issues related to higher education in Texas.

The student representative for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board or for the Advisory Committees will enjoy the same rights as the other members of the governing bodies, except the right to vote or to be counted toward a quorum for official business. Student representative positions are not paid; however, they may be reimbursed for expenses incurred during official business.

requirements for eligibility:

  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in a public institution of higher education in Texas
    • If appointed, the student must maintain enrollment in a public institution of higher education in Texas during the full term of the appointment.
  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be in "good standing" with the University (as certified by the Registrar's Office)
  • Maintain a state-wide perspective on higher education
  • Be willing to travel to attend regularly scheduled, called, and training meetings

selection process:

  • Submit completed application by November 12 to the Student Congress office (Suite B150, Lower Level of the University Center)
  • Can also submit additional materials
  • Must be available for an interview

For more information, contact the Student Congress External Relations Director at sc-extr@uta.edu or 817-272-0556.

student representative to the board:

The student representative to the board serves a 1-year term beginning June 1, 2015, and ending May 31, 2016.

Qualifications - Student Board Member

Student Representative to the THECB - Application

Student Representative to an advisory Committee:

 All committee representatives serve a 2-year term beginning June 1, 2015, and ending May 31, 2017. Each of the committees meet up to 6 times per year (as needed).

Qualifications - Advisory Committees

Application - Student Representative to an Advisory Committee (open as Word document)

Website:

Check out the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board website for additional information.

 

 

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