TEXAS’ FUTURE

KEEP UT AND A&M AFFORDABLE
1 RESTORE FORMULA-FUNDING CUTS 2 STABILIZE LONG-TERM FUNDING TO

INVES T I N

$

20

%
of Texas public university students are educated each year by UT-Austin and Texas A&M-College Station.

cut in 2011

KEEP UT AND A&M COMPETITIVE
3 APPROVE STRATEGIC CAPITAL INVESTMENTS FOR TWO CRITICAL RESEARCH CENTERS

92 MILLION UT $72 MILLION A&M
$
FROM FROM

IMPROVE EFFICIENCY

LOWER COSTS

UT: Engineering Education and Research Center

A&M: Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) Facility
4,000 + JOBS $19.1 MILLION NEW
$
new state tax revenue (tuition revenue bond)

95 MILLION TRB 1 OF 4
in nation

RESEARCH
infectious diseases

4 COMPETITIVE KNOWLEDGE FUND
INCENTIVIZE RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY WITH THE

$ $

1 MILLION match for every 10 MILLION in external research funding

FAILING TO MAKE CRUCIAL STRATEGIC INVESTMENTS COULD LEAD TO:
losing top students and faculty, increased class sizes, reduced access to advisors, lower four-year graduation rates, and slower economic growth

$
$

INCREASE TRANSPARENCY

(tuition revenue bond)

80 MILLION TRB

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