Texas State University System developing $10,000 degree


The Texas State University System has announced that it is developing a bachelor’s degree that costs only $10,000, the Texas Tribune reports.

This puts the system in the company of others taking Gov. Rick Perry up on his challenge for more affordable higher education.

Others developing a similar degree include Texas A&M University San Antonio Texas A&M University San AntonioLatest from The Business JournalsTexas State University System developing K degreeTexas A&M-San Antonio offers incentive program to attract vetsTexas A&M-San Antonio forms graduate education partnership with area superintendentsFollow this company and the University of Texas-Permian Basin.

“The $10,000 degree is an innovation that combines quality with affordability,” said Dr. Thomas Lindsay, director of the Center for Higher Education at the Texas Public Policy Foundation Texas Public Policy FoundationLatest from The Business JournalsTexas State University System developing K degreeFoundation shuffles sites on Congress Ave.CSAT sues city of Austin over short-term lendingFollow this company . “It’s a recognition of economic realities, and we are encouraged to see more universities adapting to meet the needs of students, parents and taxpayers.”

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My professional career has always had a focus on sales and marketing including a diverse mix of technology and media sales as well as fund raising and event planning experience. My passion for residential real estate and design led me back to Texas almost a decade ago at which time I acquired my real estate license. I escalated my real estate career when I partnered in a business with my husband, Robert, in which we renovate homes in the Central Austin area. We have a daughter who is the joy of our lives and keeps us on the go and on our toes! Besides my family, my interests include art, design, jogging and music. I am a member of the Austin Board of REALTORS®, the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the National Association of REALTORS® and Member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate. My enthusiasm for the highly desired Austin lifestyle, in addition to my extensive knowledge, resourcefulness and professionalism, make me the one to call for properties in Austin.
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