Press Releases

Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas Foundation Launches First of Its Kind Pilot Program to Accelerate Completion, Reduce Cost of Bachelor’s Degrees

AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 3, 2017) -- The Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas Foundation (ICUTF) is partnering with the Texas Success Center at the Texas Association of Community Colleges and College Consortium, a leading higher education technology company, to launch a new initiative accelerating completion and reducing the cost of bachelor’s degrees. The ICUT Foundation Transfer Portal will use an extension of College Consortium’s academic sharing platform to connect associate degree-earners with transfer-friendly degrees at private, nonprofit colleges and universities in Texas, some of which will accept up to 90 credit-hours. Full Release

ICUT Partners with Johnson Controls to make Texas Campuses Safer, Smarter and More Sustainable

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin (August 28, 2017) -- Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, Inc. (ICUT) is partnering with Johnson Controls to assess and evaluate campus-wide infrastructure needs for more than 40 member institution campuses. Through this collaboration, ICUT and Johnson Controls are helping members make campuses safer, smarter and more sustainable. Full Release

Texas Private University Association Announces New Leadership 

AUSTIN, Texas (June 10, 2014) -- The Board of Directors of Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, Inc. (ICUT) today announced its long-time president, Carol L. McDonald, will retire on September 30, 2014. She has led the organization for 32 years and previously served in the office of Lieutenant Governor William P. Hobby, Jr. Full Release