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Committee: House Higher Education
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Higher Education, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2002 : a report to the House of Representatives, 78th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Chiropractors | College preparatory curriculum | College preparedness | Higher education | South Texas Border Initiative | University budgets | University faculty | University student transfers |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 ed84h
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [104 pages  File size: 1,976 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review problems confronting students regarding the transfer of course credit between institutions of higher education. Evaluate current transfer policies of all higher education institutions and identify ways to simplify transfers between and among institutions.
2. Identify effective measures the legislature, P-16 institutions, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas Education Agency and other entities should take to close performance and participation gaps within Texas and consider aligning curriculum and standards in P-16 education to improve student preparation.
3. Review differences in quality, admissions policies, resources and mission between rural and urban institutions of higher education and between community colleges and four-year institutions. Determine whether such differences warrant different performance measures in areas such as retention and graduation rates, faculty workload and funding formulas.
4. Study the reasons and importance of the fact that many institutions have fund balances that are negative or balances that are declining over time.
5. Evaluate the need and possible benefits of establishing a state-funded and state-operated chiropractic program in a state university system, including the possible transfer of a private chiropractic institution to a state university system.
6. Review the effects on higher education attendance rates, degree availability, graduation rates and facilities ten years after the beginning of the South Texas/Border Initiative.
7. Evaluate the implementation of SB 149, 75th Legislature, Regular Session, relating to post-tenure review for faculty, and consider faculty workload policies in determining the law's effectiveness.
8. Actively monitor agencies and institutions under the committee's oversight jurisdiction.
Committee: House Appropriations
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Appropriations Texas House of Representatives interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Computers and government | Councils of government | Databases | Overtime pay | State agencies | State agency performance measures | State employee salaries | State employees | University employee salaries | University faculty | Year 2000 computer problem |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 ap65
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [110 pages  File size: 4,996 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Conduct a review of performance-based budgeting and strategic planning, as currently implemented. Review the original goals and theories supporting these processes and assess the extent to which goals have been attained. Develop performance measures to assess future success of the planning and budgeting processes.
2. Review the overall salary and benefit levels of state employees and assess how they compare with the private sector.
3. Review special issues related to state compensation, including merit pay; salary increases for exempt employees; the achievement bonus program; severance pay and "golden parachutes;" non-monetary emoluments such as housing or personal services; and parity in compensation for similar work performed at different agencies.
4. Review the state's means for overseeing the planning and implementation for major information systems by state agencies and institutions. Include a history of the state's efforts to accomplish such oversight. Review major projects that have not met goals, including timeliness and budgets.
5. Review the efficiency of funding numerous local programs through Councils of Governments or other similar intermediary organizations. The Committee should consider the accountability of the state, regional and local entities for funds used for such programs.
Committee: House Pensions and Investments
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Committee on Pensions and Investments, Texas House of Representatives, interim report, 1996 : a report to the House of Representatives, 75th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Employees Retirement System of Texas | Public retirement systems | Teacher health insurance | Teacher retirement | Teacher Retirement System of Texas | University faculty | Vocational education |
Library Call Number: L1836.74 p387
Session: 74th R.S. (1995)
Online version: View report [32 pages  File size: 1,323 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the Optional Retirement Program for certain personnel in higher education.
2. Assess the advantages and disadvantages of allowing vocational education teachers to receive limited service credit in the Teacher Retirement System for vocational work experience.
3. Monitor the implementation and assess the effectiveness of teh health insurance program for active members of the Teacher Retirement System as mandated by SB 9, 74th Legislature, Regular Session.
Committee: House Higher Education
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 68th Legislature : report / of the Committee on Higher Education of the Texas House of Representatives.
Subjects: Community colleges | Distance education | Higher education | Higher education affordability | Tuition | University faculty | University faculty salaries | University finance |
Library Call Number: L1836.67 ed73h
Session: 67th R.S. (1981)
Online version: View report [125 pages  File size: 4,194 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. 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.
2. Conduct an overview investigation off campus instruction offered by public junior colleges and universities.
3. 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.
4. 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.
Committee: House Higher Education
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of theTexas House of Representatives, 67th Legislature : report of the Committee on Higher Education of the House of Representatives.
Subjects: Higher education | Medical education | Student aid | Student loans | Teacher certification | Teacher quality | Teachers | University faculty |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 ed73
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [102 pages  File size: 2,689 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study present policies of granting tenure to faculty members at public institutions of higher education and determine the impact of these policies in recruitment and promotion of minority and/or young faculty, as well as on academic freedom.
2. Review the funding of medical education in Texas, comparing funding trends with other states.
3. Study teacher education as it relates to teacher certification and other related matters at public institutions of higher education in Texas.
4. Review the structure and operation of Higher Education Authorities including their actual and intended purposes and activities, along with a review of the State's statutory responsibility toward and control over existing authorities.
Committee: Joint Faculty Workload Requirements
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: [Preliminary recommendation on faculty workloads.]
Subjects: University faculty |
Library Call Number: L1836.65 f119
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View report [2 pages  File size: 112 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Develop recommended faculty workload guidelines for use by institutions of higher education.
Committee: House Funding Public Institutions of Higher Education, House Joint
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: To the speaker and members of the Texas House of Representatives, 65th Legislature : report of the / Joint Committee on Funding Public Institutions of Higher Education of the House of Representatives.
Subjects: Higher education | University faculty | University finance | University research |
Library Call Number: L1836.65 ed83hf
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View report [79 pages  File size: 2,539 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a study of the funding aspects of public institutions of higher education in Texas, including a review of organized research funds, formula funding, off-campus instruction and specially funded items: with recommendations as to necessary changes in statutory format or in agency regulation and administration. This should also include and in-depth study to establish a plan to project the needs and goals for higher education in Texas.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Funding Public Institutions of Higher Education, House Joint
Title: Joint committee studies.
Library Call Number: LRL
Session: 65th R.S. (1977)
Online version: View document [7 pages]
Committee: Joint Faculty Compensation in State-Supported Colleges and Universities
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Education: the Texas fringe; report of the Committee on Faculty Fringe Benefits in State-Supported Colleges and Universities.
Subjects: State employee benefits | University faculty | University faculty salaries |
Library Call Number: L1836.59 f119
Session: 59th R.S. (1965)
Online version: View report [65 pages  File size: 3,038 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. The Committee shall examine the range and kinds of personal security payments and benefits, which should be authorized for faculties of state colleges and universities, seeking the advice of representative members of such faculties, and of other interested persons, and examining the experiences and practices of industry and government, and report its findings and recommendations to the Regular Session of the 60th Legislature.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Faculty Compensation in State-Supported Colleges and Universities
Title: Report on committee activities and progress to date.
Library Catalog Title: Report on committee activities and progress to date.
Library Call Number: L1836.59 F119ra
Session: 59th R.S. (1965)
Online version: View document [3 pages  File size: 190 kb]
Committee: Joint Faculty Compensation in State-Supported Colleges and Universities
Title: Report - 1968 Supplement
Library Catalog Title: Education: the Texas fringe : report of the Committee on Faculty Compensation in State-Supported Colleges and Universities, 1968 supplement.
Library Call Number: L1836.59 F119 1968
Session: 59th R.S. (1965)
Online version: View document [21 pages  File size: 990 kb]
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Report on investigation of Texas A&M College controversy
Library Catalog Title: Report
Subjects: Fund management | Hazing | Texas A&M University | University buildings | University faculty |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 50th Leg. R.S. 3332 (1947)
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View report [17 pages  File size: 856 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a complete and thorough investigation of the present controversy at Texas A&M College and to inquire fully into all matters of disagreement between the student body and the administration, and any violations of law, or of state policy by anyone connected with Texas A&M College, or the students of said college, and the misuse of any authority on the part of anyone on the staff of Texas A&M College, or any misconduct, or resistance to constituted authority on the part of students, and to inquire fully into all allegations made against the administration of the college, touching any of its administrative officers, staff or faculty, by an person.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Report of Joint Legislative Committee on controversy at Texas A. & M. College, 1947
Library Catalog Title: [Report]
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 50A
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [20 pages  File size: 937 kb]
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Investigation of Texas A&M College, Transcript of testimony, Volume 1, April 8-9, 1947
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.9 IN86 50AT V. 1
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [316 pages  File size: 121,938 kb]
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Investigation of Texas A&M College, Transcript of testimony, Volume 2, April 10, 1947
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 50AT V. 2
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [231 pages  File size: 295,900 kb]
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Investigation of Texas A&M College, Transcript of testimony, Volume 3, April 14, 1947
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 50AT V. 3
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [224 pages  File size: 166,045 kb]
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Investigation of Texas A&M College, Transcript of testimony, Volume 4, April 21-22, 1947
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 50AT V. 4
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [295 pages  File size: 202,380 kb]
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Investigation of Texas A&M College, Transcript of testimony, Volume 6, April 21, 1947 (Executive Session) and May 13, 1947
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 50AT V. 6
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [292 pages  File size: 17,935 kb]
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Investigation of Texas A&M College, Transcript of testimony, Volume 5, April 28, 1947
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 50AT V. 5
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [113 pages  File size: 5,802 kb]
Committee: Joint Student Activities at A. and M. College, Investigation, Special
Title: Minority report of Joint Legislative Committee on controversy at Texas A. & M. College, June 6, 1947
Library Catalog Title: [Minority report]
Library Call Number: L1803.9 IN86 50AM
Session: 50th R.S. (1947)
Online version: View document [9 pages  File size: 436 kb]
Committee: Senate University of Texas, Investigative
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Special Committee Report with Exhibits
Subjects: Ferguson, James E. | University faculty | University of Texas at Austin | University of Texas System | University of Texas System Board of Regents |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 35th Leg., R.S. 525 (1917)
Session: 35th R.S. (1917)
Online version: View report [23 pages  File size: 1,380 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To make a full, complete and fair investigation of all matters concerning the University in any of its branches, touching the character or standing of its teachers or employees. *
2. To investigate the conduct and methods of the Board of Regents and the attitude of each of the men recommended for appointment and selection by the Senate toward the management of internal workings of the University, and with any regard to whether or not said nominees have already been seen, or have anywise committed themselves to or for the retention or dismissal of any member of the faculty, or have any prejudgment of any question settled by former Board of Regents, and if such nominees would attempt to dismiss any member of the faculty upon a charge previously investigated. *
3. To hold its meetings open to the public and that any and all persons interested be invited to attend and give evidence or make any statement that would shed light upon these matters. *

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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