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Gov. Perry: Higher Education Must Be Affordable, Accountable, Accessible

4y ago


5/15/2012 - SAN ANTONIO - Gov. Rick Perry today underscored the importance of higher education to the future prosperity of Texas, and reiterated his commitment to making it more affordable, accountable and accessible for Texans. He also directed the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to follow up with Texas institutions of higher education on the progress they have made in implementing cost efficiency measures called for in September 2009 through executive order RP 73. The governor was joined by THECB Dr. Raymund Paredes, THECB Chairman Fred Heldenfels IV, and Texas A&M University-San Antonio President Dr. Maria Hernandez Ferrier for the release of the 2nd edition of the Texas Public Higher Education Almanac, an ongoing state effort to promote transparency, accountability and the value of higher education in Texas. for more information: