NCTC, Austin College sign transfer agreement

Elizabeth F. Abu | May 17, 2018

North Central Texas College Chancellor Dr. Brent Wallace and Austin College President Steven O’Day, J.D. signed a memorandum of understanding for transfer credits this month.

The understanding will allow NCTC students a seamless process for transferring credits to Austin College.

“Austin College has always had a strong relationship with our honors college,” said Chancellor Wallace. “I congratulate President O’Day and Austin College on recognizing the important work of transfer students.”

“Recognizing an innovative partnership between our institutions does much to address today’s landscape of higher education,” said Austin College President O’Day. “We are thrilled to build on this existing partnership with NCTC and to enhance it.”

About NCTC

Established in 1924, NCTC is the oldest continuously operating two-year college in Texas. With five campuses across North Texas, NCTC offers six degree types in a variety of instructional areas.

About Austin College

Austin College, a private national liberal arts college located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas, has earned a reputation for excellence in academic preparation, international study, pre-professional foundations, leadership development, committed faculty, and hands-on, adventurous learning opportunities. One of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives, Austin College boasts a welcoming community that embraces diversity and individuality, with more than 36 percent of students representing ethnic minorities. A residential student body of 1,275 students and a faculty of more than 100 allow a 13:1 student-faculty ratio and personalized attention. The College is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA) and cultivates an inclusive atmosphere that supports students’ faith journeys regardless of religious tradition. Founded in 1849, the College is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under original name and charter.


NCTC and Austin Partnership Signing

North Central Texas College Chancellor Dr. Brent Wallace (left) and Austin College President Steven O’Day, J.D. (right) sign a memorandum of understanding for transfer credits.