The three-day GISS-Texas 2011 institute was held for 64 trustees and presidents from 18 community and technical college districts at the Marriott Dallas/Fort Worth at Champions Circle in Texas from July 31 to August 2, 2011.

Participants focused on effective governance policies leading to improvements of student outcomes, examined their board self-assessments and student success data under the guidance of GISS experts, and discussed commitments and next steps for their colleges and the state.

Texas colleges participating included:

  • Alamo Colleges
  • Central Texas College
  • Clarendon College
  • College of the Mainland
  • Dallas Community College District
  • Grayson County College
  • Howard College
  • Laredo Community College
  • Lee College
  • McLennan Community College
  • Midland College
  • Navarro College
  • Northeast Texas Community College
  • Paris Junior College
  • Ranger College
  • Tarrant County College
  • Texarkana College
  • The Victoria College
  • Vernon College