President James Hurley Named to Coordinating Board Advisory Committee

Dr. James Hurley

Dr. James Hurley

Thursday, August 19, 2021

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Tarleton State University President James Hurley has been appointed to a six-year term on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s General Academic Institutions Formula Advisory Committee.

The committee provides recommendations to the Legislature on the formulas that determine funding allocation to state higher education institutions, including support for faculty salaries, departmental operating expenses, research enhancement and student services.

“It is an honor to join this prestigious and impactful board,” Dr. Hurley said. “I’m grateful for every opportunity to help Texas become a national leader in post-secondary educational opportunities linked to a resilient economy.”

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 16,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.