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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 9PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT IN PUBLIC TWO-YEAR COLLEGES
SUBCHAPTER CPURPOSE, ROLE, AND MISSION
RULE §9.53Role, Mission, and Purpose of Public Community/Junior and Technical Colleges

(a) Each public two-year college must develop a statement regarding the purpose, role, and mission of the institution reflecting the three missions of higher education: teaching, research, and public service. The specialized nature of the role and mission of the technical college system is included in Chapter 11 of this title (relating to the Texas State Technical College System).

(b) Each public community college shall include in its role and mission statement the purpose of the community college as prescribed under Texas Education Code, §130.003(e), that it shall primarily serve its local taxing district and service area, offering career technical/workforce, and academic courses for certificates or associate degrees. Continuing education, remedial and compensatory education consistent with open admission policies, and a program of counseling and guidance shall also be provided.


Source Note: The provisions of this §9.53 adopted to be effective May 25, 2004, 29 TexReg 5067; amended to be effective November 25, 2009, 34 TexReg 8322

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