Call for Board Nominations

Now’s the time to take your commitment in higher education to the next level. Since 1948, the Texas Association of College Teachers has provided services and advocacy on behalf of faculty, staff, and librarians in Texas public colleges and universities. We need your continued support to maintain and grow our association in Texas. Let your voice be heard. TACT is now accepting nominations for candidates to serve as members of the TACT Board of Directors in the following roles:

 

House Speaker Releases Interim Charges

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus has released his charges for the House Interim Committees. To view the full list of charges, please click here.

The following are charges that we expect to be most relevant to TACT.

TACT Names Representative Craig Eiland as Legislator of the Year

The TACT Board is pleased to name State Representative Craig Eiland (D-Galveston) as TACT’s Legislator of the Year for his leadership during the 81st Legislative Session. Rep. Eiland has been invited to accept this honor at the TACT Fall Conference October 23 and 24 in Austin and has been asked to provide the keynote address on Friday evening. 

Senate Finance Discusses Systems Structure

The Senate Finance Higher Education Subcommittee met yesterday to take testimony on its Interim Charge #1, which includes the structure of higher education.

Elect Your Board Members

 At its February 20 meeting, the TACT State Board endorsed the slate of officers recommended by the Nominating Committee as they are named below.  All offices are for two-year terms beginning June 1.  A write in opportunity is also available.  Please submit your ballot by return email, fax or mail to the State Office for tabulation by April 30.  Your identity will be known

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