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House Committee on Higher Education - 67th R.S. (1981)

Committee Members
Wilhelmina Delco, Chair
David Cain, Vice Chair
Ronald D. Coleman, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Bo Crawford, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Jerry A. Cockerham
Buck Florence
Robert C. 'Frank' Gaston
Jim Horn
Jimmy Mankins
Michael W. Martin
René O. Oliveira
Albert Price
Bob Simpson
Jack Vowell
Steven Wolens
Charges
• Examine alternative tuition policies and recommendations to the current tuition charged by public institutions of higher education. In addition, make a statistical analysis of such costs in Texas as compared to those of other states.
• Conduct an overview investigation off campus instruction offered by public junior colleges and universities.
• Study the need for salary supplements for college and university presidents, faculty development, early retirement programs, and improved faculty salaries with emphasis on merit increases.
• Develop a clear definition of which revenues received by institutions of higher education should be deposited to the State Treasury. A determination of what constitutes local funds vs. state funds should be made.
• Determine whether State medical schools and health science centers should be required to deposit part or all of their local receipts to the State Treasury.
• Oversight functions shall be conducted for all appropriations-related actions of those agencies assigned to this committee for appropriative purposes during the 67th Regular Session of the Legislature.

Note:
Michael Martin (Member) resigned 4/22/1982.
Jimmy Mankins (Member) appointed 5/24/1982. Memorandum, Billy Clayton, Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, May 24, 1982. See House Speaker Clayton Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1979-82.)
Rene Oliveira is listed as a committee member on the interim report.
Steve Wolens is not listed as a committee member on the interim report.

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