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In 2000 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) adopted the Closing the Gaps by 2015 program, with the goal of closing educational gaps in the State of Texas, and between Texas and other US states. In continuation, the Texas Legislature adopted in 2009 House Bill (HB) 51 (sponsored by Dan Branch and Judith Zaffirini), which instituted a number of research incentive programs, available to the following categories of public universities in Texas:.[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Research universities[edit]

For this category, an university must annually award at least 200 PhD degrees and generate at least $150 millions (in 2009 USD) in restricted research expenditures - adjusted for inflation in May 2018 the threshold was $185 millions. At present this category includes:

Texas A&M University and its Agencies
The University of Texas at Austin.

Emerging research universities[edit]

Annually an emerging research university must award at least 30 PhD degrees and generate at least $30 millions (in 2009 USD) in restricted research expenditures - adjusted for inflation in December 2020 the threshold was $37 millions. At present this category includes the following institutions:

Texas State University
Texas Tech University
The University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Dallas
The University of Texas at El Paso
The University of Texas at San Antonio
University of Houston
University of North Texas

Doctoral universities[edit]

Annually they must enroll at least 150 doctoral students among at least 5 doctoral programs, award at least 10 PhD degrees and generate at least $2 millions (in 2009 USD) in restricted research expenditures - adjusted for inflation in May 2018 the threshold was $2.33 millions. At present this category includes the following institutions:

Sam Houston State University
Texas A&M University Commerce
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Texas A&M University Kingsville
Texas Southern University
Texas Woman's University
The University of Texas–Rio Grande Valley

Comprehensive universities[edit]

This category includes:

Lamar University
Prairie View A&M University
Stephen F. Austin State University
Tarleton State University
Texas A&M International University
West Texas A&M University

Master's universities[edit]

This category includes:

Angelo State University
Midwestern State University
Sul Ross State University
Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College
Texas A&M University-Central Texas
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Texas A&M University-Texarkana
The University of Texas at Tyler
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin
University of Houston-Clear Lake
University of Houston-Downtown
University of Houston-Victoria
University of North Texas at Dallas

HB 51 also established the guidelines for THECB to coordinate the disbursement of the following funds:[8] [9]

National Research University Fund (NRUF)[edit]

Provides annual funding to selected emerging research universities to assist them achieve national prominence as major research universities. To be eligible, an university must have annualy expenditures of at least $45 million (in 2009 USD) in restricted research, $400 million endowment (in 2009 USD) and award 200 PhD degrees.[10]

Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP)[edit]

Provides emerging research universities with funds to match private gifts that were secured for the enhancement of research productivity and faculty recruitment.[11]

Core Research Support Fund (CRSF)[edit]

Supports the increase of research output at emerging research institutions using a formula allocation based on restricted research expenditures. It provides support for faculty, individual projects, laboratory and equipment upgrades, and tuition for graduate student.

Texas Comprehensive Research Fund (TCRF)[edit]

Supports the increase of research output at doctoral, comprehensive, and master's institutions using a formula allocation based on restricted research expenditures. It provides support for faculty, individual projects, laboratory and equipment upgrades, and tuition for graduate student.[12]

Texas Research University Fund (TRUF)[edit]

Provides funds to research universities with a research expenditures exceeding $450 million.

Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI)[edit]

It was enacted in 2015 for the purpose of helping Texas public universities recruit distinguished researchers from around the world, by providing matching grants (up to $5 million per researcher) paid on a cost-reimbursement basis.[13]

TAMUS Chancellor's Research Initiative (CRI)[edit]

Established in 2012 by Chancellor John Sharp, the CRI provided between 2012 and 2015, $100 million in funds to recruit skilled professors to Texas A&M University and other member universities.[14]

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  • Texas Emerging Technology Fund
  • Texas Enterprise Fund
  • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

References[edit]

  1. Tribune, The Texas (19 August 2010). "The Tracks of Our Tiers". texastribune.org. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  2. http://www.txhigheredaccountability.org/AcctPublic/Documents/3144.pdf
  3. http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/8256.PDF?CFID=80284876&CFTOKEN=57303843
  4. "Advancement to "Tier One" Status for Emerging Research Institutes – Texas Research Alliance". www.texasresearchalliance.org. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  5. http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/reports/PDF/1525.PDF
  6. http://www.thecb.state.tx.us/DocID/PDF/10628.PDF
  7. https://www.highered.texas.gov/institutional-resources-programs/public-universities-health-related-institutions/research-funding-in-texas/national-research-university-fund-nruf/
  8. Board, Texas Higher Education Coordinating. "THECB - Research Funding in Texas". www.thecb.state.tx.us. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  9. "EDUCATION CODE CHAPTER 62. CONSTITUTIONAL AND STATUTORY FUNDS TO SUPPORT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION". statutes.capitol.texas.gov. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  10. Board, Texas Higher Education Coordinating. "THECB - National Research University Fund (NRUF)". www.thecb.state.tx.us. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  11. http://www.lbb.state.tx.us/Documents/Publications/Issue_Briefs/3036_TRIP.pdf
  12. Board, Texas Higher Education Coordinating. "THECB - Texas Comprehensive Research Fund". board.thecb.state.tx.us. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  13. "Governor's University Research Initiative (GURI) - Texas Economic Development". gov.texas.gov. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  14. sam.peshek@theeagle.com, SAM PESHEK. "Sharp: Chancellor's Research Initiative will expand to reach all Texas A&M University System schools". theeagle.com. Retrieved 23 June 2018.

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