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Joint Interim Committee on Higher Education Excellence Funding
NOTE: This is archived committee information from the 77th Legislative Session.

Committee Information

Rep. Robert Junell
Sen. Steve Ogden

Sen. Kenneth Armbrister
Sen. Gonzalo Barrientos
Sen. Chris Harris
Sen. John Whitmire

Rep. Helen Giddings
Rep. Jim McReynolds
Rep. Irma Rangel
Rep. Senfronia Thompson

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77th Session Interim


The following reports are available for download:

Interim Charges

  • The committee shall implement the provisions of Section 5, HB 1839, 77th Legislature, and make recommendations regarding the structure and requirements for use of higher education excellence funding in Texas. The committee shall also review current higher education funding formulas and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's procedures and recommendations regarding current formulas. The committee's report shall recommend ways to enhance the use of formula funding, including recommendations for implementation of a single excellence fund.