Although 2020 presented tremendous challenges, it deepened our commitment to serve Texas students.
The public health crisis and its aftermath reinforced the importance of supporting the whole student through the many challenges they face in life.
The increasing focus on social injustices across the country underscored the need to acknowledge and dismantle the barriers different student populations confront.
We are grateful for the strong and capable partners we have worked with over the past year—whose flexibility, creativity, and determination allowed us to continue our work during difficult circumstances.
We are grateful for education champions at the institution, state, and federal level who were faced with impossible choices and did their best to keep students at the heart of their work. And above all, we are grateful for our Texas students—their resilience, persistence, and strength in the face of immense challenges was an inspiration to us all.
As we look toward next year, we know our strategy to support Texas students remains more important than ever. In the years to come, we will continue in our resolve to stand with Texas students and offer the support they need to ensure they have the bright future they deserve.