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Our Mission


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


  • Mathematics Trajectories from Preschool to Postsecondary

Trajectories of Mathematics Performance

Trajectories of Mathematics Performance: From Preschool to Postsecondary
Conducted by Dr. Gena Nelson, University of Minnesota, and Dr. Sarah R. Powell, University of Texas at Austin […]

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GTF Policy Brief: Mathematics for College Readiness

Mathematics for College Readiness: A survey of math requirements at Texas postsecondary institutions

Greater Texas Foundation recognizes mathematics as a significant barrier to Texas students’ postsecondary […]

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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 […]