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Greater Texas Foundation supports efforts to ensure all Texas students are prepared for, have access to, persist in, and complete postsecondary education. We put particular focus on helping underserved and disadvantaged populations. We pursue our mission by forming partnerships, supporting research, sharing knowledge, and making grants.

Recent Posts

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GTF Announces 2015 Class of GTF Fellows

Greater Texas Foundation recently announced the newest class of Greater Texas Foundation Faculty Fellows (GTF Fellows), a three-year program to build research and teaching capacity […]

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Texas Latino Student Infographic

This infographic contains facts about the overall transition of Texas Latino students through the education pipeline and the impact on the workforce. For example, statewide […]

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Congratulations to Class of 2015 GTF Scholars across the state

We’d like to congratulate all GTF Scholars graduating this year! The University of Houston recently shared a newsletter highlighting some of these individuals that can […]

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Texas Tribune – Live Event with Seliger and Zerwas

Recently, the chairs of the Texas Senate and House Higher Education committees, Sen. Kel Seliger, R-Amarillo, and state Rep. John Zerwas, R-Richmond, sat down with […]

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GTF Policy Brief: Cohort Summary

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), Texas Education Agency (TEA), and the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) publish annual data tracking a 7th grade cohort […]

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2015 Texas Higher Education Almanac

Each year the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) releases their higher education almanac. THECB is in the final year of the state’s Closing the […]