A Message from the President


Dear Texas Lyceum Friends,

It is hard to believe that another year has come and gone. Yet here we are in 2023, at the opening our 88th Legislative Session, and in a time of considerable change that is both significant and incredibly rapid. It is a time of great uncertainty, but also great opportunity. The Texas Lyceum is uniquely suited to help our communities, and our state as a whole, navigate the change, and thrive in it.

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Investiture of Reda Hicks and the Class of 2023

(AUSTIN) — The Texas Lyceum will install Reda M. Hicks as President and also swear in 16 new Directors on Jan. 26 in the Texas Capitol.
The Texas Lyceum is a nonpartisan, nonprofit leadership organization that helps identify future leaders from across Texas and provides a forum for a civil discussion of challenges facing the state. The investitures of Hicks and the new Directors will kick off the Lyceum’s annual Public


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 State of Texas Women Conference - Rio Grande Valley

This statewide leadership conference will highlight the role of Texas women in our history, economy and culture and look broadly at the key factors influencing the continued security and success of women and their families. Examining the intersection of policy issues in areas of business, healthcare and education, we anticipate hosting over 100 leaders across the state. This goal is to bring together diverse opinions and expertise to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing Texas women today. 

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The Texas Lyceum Poll Finds Texans Are Deeply Concerned About Cost of Living

The Texas Lyceum’s annual poll, published today, finds a majority of Texans saying that they spend too much on housing and that the cost of living for necessities in the area where they live is either "poor" or "terrible." Concerns about costs come as the state grapples with ongoing economic troubles stemming from the continued fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, ongoing inflationary concerns, and rising energy prices exacerbated by Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.

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