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Weekly Update – November 14, 2010

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Hello San Jacinto College Community –

This week was busy with trips to Austin and Washington, D.C., to review legislative agenda items at both the State and Federal levels. As you have heard, the emphasis at both levels is student success and completion and how funding will eventually be tied to these outcomes. There is also much discussion around how educational institutions can achieve these goals but still ensure that educational excellence and quality are the touchstones. These are important conversations and ones that the Board of Trustees, the Strategic Leadership Team, and I take part in through our Federal and State legislatures and organizations such as AACC, TACC, and THECB.  We will continue to emphasize these discussions and keep all areas throughout the institution up to date on these important issues and initiatives. If we don’t keep educational excellence and quality as our foundation, we—students, institutions, the region, and the country—will all lose in the long run. Read the rest of this entry »