House Representative

Straus, Joe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 02/20/2013

STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER JOE STRAUS ON CREATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE

AUSTIN -- Texas House Speaker Joe Straus released the following statement Wednesday on the creation of the Joint Select Oversight Committee on Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency:

"I want to thank Lt. Governor Dewhurst for working with me to form this committee, as well as the Members of the House and Senate who agreed to serve. This committee will work to ensure that Texas colleges and universities provide an outstanding education for their students, are accountable to taxpayers, and operate within a governing structure that allows them to thrive.”




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