NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Subcommittee on Higher Education

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Tuesday, June 8, 2004

PLACE: Capitol Extension E1.030

CHAIR: Senator Royce West

The Senate Subcommittee on Higher Education will hold a joint hearing
with the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, June 8, 2004 at 8:00 a.m.
in the House Appropriations Committee Room, E1.030.

The Committee will hear invited testimony on the Joint Interim Charge
with the Senate Finance Committee relating to studying and making
recommendations evaluating the cost of increasing the number of Tier 1
universities in Texas.  Reexamine current and alternative methods of
funding regional universities, community colleges, health science centers
and their reimbursement for the provision of indigent health care, and