TACT President-Elect to speak at Senate Higher Ed. Meeting

The newly-constituted Senate Higher Education Committee will meet next Thursday at the Capitol to discuss Interim Charge Four:

Study and make recommendations regarding the current accountability system and ways to measure student progress, faculty workload, and student advising; and to improve time-to-degree. Examine the quality of academic advising services to ensure that students are taking courses relevant to their degree program and are on path for graduation. Study and make recommendations to eliminate unnecessary or duplicative reporting requirements.

TACT will be represented by President-Elect and Texas A&M Professor Peter Hugill. Dr. Hugill will provide testimony to Chair Zaffirini, Vice-Chair Huffman and Senators Birdwell, Duncan, Harris, Watson and West.

If you wish to participate, you may provide public testimony, limited to three minutes. If submitting written testimony or distributing handouts, please provide a minimum of 15 copies, with your name on each copy, to the committee when called to testify.

The hearing will be available to view live starting at 9:00 AM, Thursday July 22, 2010 online here.