The purpose of this General Articulation Agreement is to create clearly marked transition pathways by clarifying and streamlining the transfer processes. Therefore, the students are able to transfer to TWU carrying with them the credits which they have already earned for as much relevant study as possible. The participating institutions understand and agree that transfer articulation under this general agreement is with Dallas County Community College District hereafter referred to as "DCCCD", inclusive of the following colleges: Brookhaven College, Cedar Valley College, EastfieldCollege, El Centro College, Mountain View College, North Lake College, Richland College and the Texas Woman's University hereafter referred to as "TWU" and hereby enter into the following agreement governing the matriculation of students from the separately accredited colleges of DCCCD to TWU.
In order to facilitate the process of student transfer, TWU and DCCCD have agreed to the following:
Acceptance of Transferable Credits and Core Curriculum:
Acceptance of DCCCD Associate Degrees:
DCCCD and TWU will develop a smooth transition for qualified students wishing to enter the TWU Touchstone Honors Program via individual agreements with appropriate DCCCD colleges.
Scholarships:TWU will provide additional opportunities for DCCCD students to learn about TWU scholarships. TWU will host events for DCCCD Rising Star Scholars, Phi Theta Kappa Scholars students and others interested in learning about how one can afford to complete a bachelor's degree.
(The Registrar or other office at TWU) will collaborate with the District Office of Academic and Student Records at DCCCD district office to share information, as permitted by law, about students enrolled at TWU who could have sufficient hours to receive an associate's degree from DCCCD. (the Registrar or other office at TWU) will:
Communication and Data Exchange:
The continuous partnership between TWU and DCCCD will be determined by an evaluation process to be established by the DCCCD and incorporated by reference into each transfer agreement. (See Attachment Two)
Agreement Continuation and Dissolution:
This agreement shall be reviewed on a bi-annual, every other year, basis or any time program changes are to be made by either institution. Any program changes will be identified and incorporated into subsequent agreements. DCCCD Presidents and the President of TWU, or their designees must approve amendments to this agreement. Any other modifications to this agreement may be made following written notice from DCCCD Presidents and the President of TWU, or their designees. Once this agreement is signed by the appropriate officials at DCCCD and TWU, each is free to publicize this arrangement in a manner consistent with the agreement. This articulation agreement shall remain in effect until one or both institutions deem it necessary to terminate it.
By signing, each party recognizes the commitment to exchange only the most current, accurate information and data. This agreement may be terminated by either party by giving written notice of said party's intention to the Presidents of DCCCD or designee and President of TWU, or designee.
This agreement shall become effective immediately and shall remain in effect until terminated by either party. Termination can be processed when either TWU or DCCCD give written notice to the other institution 180 days prior to the requested termination date.
In witness whereof, the authorized representatives of the parties have executed this agreement on this the ___ day of ____ , ______ .
_____________________________________Dr. Carine M. Feyten, Chancellor & PresidentTexas Woman's University
_____________________________________Joe D. May, ChancellorDallas County Community College District
_____________________________________Dr. Thom D. ChesneyPresident, Brookhaven College
_____________________________________Dr. Joseph SeabrooksPresident, Cedar Valley College
_____________________________________Dr. Jean ConwayPresident, Eastfield College
_____________________________________Dr. Jose AdamesPresident, El Centro College
_____________________________________Dr. Robert GarzaPresident, Mountain View College
_____________________________________Dr. Christa SlejkoPresident , North Lake College
_____________________________________Dr. Kathryn K. EgglestonPresident, Richland College