Higher Education Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Grady Dahlberg
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.106
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0782

Committee Members

Chair

Lozano

Rep. Lozano,
J. M.

Vice Chair

Raney

Rep. Raney,
John

 

Alonzo

Rep. Alonzo,
Roberto R.

 

Alvarado

Rep. Alvarado,
Carol

 

Button

Rep. Button,
Angie Chen

 

Clardy

Rep. Clardy,
Travis

 

Howard

Rep. Howard,
Donna

 

Morrison

Rep. Morrison,
Geanie W.

 

Turner

Rep. Turner,
Chris

Jurisdiction:

       Sec. 16.  HIGHER EDUCATION. (a) The committee shall have
  nine members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:
               (1)  education beyond high school;
               (2)  the colleges and universities of the State of
  Texas; and
               (3)  the following state agencies: the Texas A&M
  Engineering Experiment Station, the Texas A&M Engineering
  Extension Service, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board,
  the Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation, the Prepaid Higher
  Education Tuition Board, and the Texas A&M Transportation
  Institute.
         (b)  The chair of the committee shall appoint a permanent
  subcommittee on postsecondary education and workforce readiness
  consisting of not fewer than five members to consider all matters
  pertaining to the availability of postsecondary educational
  opportunities in the state, including opportunities at:
               (1)  public or private institutions of higher
  education;
               (2)  nonprofit colleges or universities; and
               (3)  career schools or colleges, or any other
  postsecondary educational providers in the state.