NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Subcommittee on Higher Education

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM Or upon adjournment
             Thursday, May 6, 2004

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.012

CHAIR: Senator Royce West

The Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education will hold a hearing on
May 6th at 9 a.m. or upon adjournment of the Senate, in the Capitol
Extension, Room E1.012.

The Subcommittee will hear invited and public testimony on Charge #2 and
Charge #3.

Charge #2 relating to the proper role, scope, and mission of community
colleges.  Develop innovative approaches to incorporating the community
college system into the delivery of K through 16 education.  Study the
feasibility of allowing community college districts to expand their
service areas for taxing purposes.

Charge #3 relating to developmental education programs in public higher
education institutions.  Identify alternative means of assessing the
need for developmental education, the effectiveness of delivery of
developmental education programs, and the appropriate role of developmental