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TX Higher Education Coordinating Board Student Representative

Student Government is looking for students who are interested in serving as the student representative on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. The student representative serves 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 11 to the Student Government 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 Chief of Staff, Niveen Joulani at or 817-272-0556.

student representative to the board:

The student representative to the board serves a 1-year term beginning June 1, 2017, and ending May 31, 2018.

Must complete BOTH applications:

Student Representative to the THECB - Application

Governor's Application


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



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