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Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency, Oversight - 82nd R.S. (2011)

Committee Members
Dan Branch, Co-Chair
Judith Zaffirini, Co-Chair
Dennis Bonnen
John Carona
Joaquin Castro
Robert Duncan
Rodney Ellis
Eric Johnson
Lois W. Kolkhorst
Jim Pitts
Kel Seliger
Kirk Watson
Charges
• Examine the governing structure and organization of the state's universities, health-related institutions of higher education, and university systems.
• Examine the manner in which the governing boards and administrators of those
institutions develop and implement major policy decisions, including the impartiality and adequacy of their processes.
• Examine measures to identify and encourage those governing boards and administrators to follow best practices in policy development and implementation.
• Examine any other matter relating to excellence, transparency, accountability, or
efficiency in the governance or administration of the state's universities, health-related institutions of higher education, and university systems.

Note:
Created by joint proclamation of Speaker Joe Straus and Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, 5/6/2011.
Proclamation

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