Higher Education

            April 11, 2012 9:00 AM

            Panel 1


                                 Cutright, Marc   Associate Professor of Higher Education  (also providing written

                                 testimony) (National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students), Denton, TX

                                 Paredes, Raymund   Commissioner  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Higher

                                 Education Corroborating Board), Austin, TX

            Panel 2


                                 Ellis, Martha   Associate Vice Chancellor for Community College Partnerships  (also

                                 providing written testimony) (The University of Texas System), Austin, TX

                                 Fisher, Joe   Legislative Chair  (also providing written testimony) (Career Colleges and

                                 Schools of Texas), San Antonio, TX

                                 Gibson, Dana   President  (also providing written testimony) (Sam Houston State

                                 University), Huntsville, TX

                                 Rhodes, Richard   President  (also providing written testimony) (Texas Association of

                                 Community Colleges (TACC)), Austin, TX

            Panel 3


                                 Bieda, Anthony   Director of External Affairs  (also providing written testimony)

                                 (Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS)), Washington, DC

                                 Stephenson, MacGregor   Assistant Commissioner  (also providing written testimony)

                                 (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board), Austin, TX

                                 Watson, Karan   Provost and Executive Vice President  (also providing written testimony)

                                 (Texas A&M University), College Station, TX

            Public Testimony


                                 Alexander, Joyce    (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Santaella, Rikki    (Self), Austin, TX

                                 Schultz, Shanna   Student  (Self), San Marcos, TX

                                 Turner, Barbara    (Self), Austin, TX

                  Registering, but not testifying:


                                 Reyes, George   President-Elect (Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education),

                                 Canyon, TX

                  Providing written testimony:


                                 Valdez, Jerry   (Career Colleges and Schools of Texas), Austin, TX

                                 Zaenz, Luis   Senior Vice President (Association of Private Sector Colleges and

                                 Universities), Austin, TX