SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Higher Education

TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Monday, May 16, 2016

PLACE: E1.012 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR: Senator Kel Seliger

 

The Senate Higher Education Committee will meet to take up the following charges:

 

                Study current funding methods for both general academic institutions and community colleges, examining current performance-based methods of funding for community colleges. Review funding methods used in other states and make recommendations on how to incorporate and/or change student outcome measures in institutional funding to benefit students and promote the education needs of a rapidly growing and changing workforce.

 

                Conduct a comprehensive review of funding for GAIs and HRIs, examining whether the methodology for funding the same courses is equitable and productive. Make recommendations on how to update and streamline the current funding methods, to provide a consistent methodology that focuses on student success and innovative strategies. Include in the review a focus on tuition-revenue generating special items and formula and research funding for new medical schools.

 

Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide ten (10) copies with your name on each to the committee clerk.