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Wednesday, January 8 • 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Administrative Bloat: Enemy of the $10,000 Degree

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Forty years ago, faculty outnumbered administrators on college campuses. Today, this ratio has been reversed. The panel will consider a proposal to reduce administrative spending in order both to drive down skyrocketing tuitions and to reallocate a portion of the savings back to instructional spending. 

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Dr. Thomas Lindsay

Director of the Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation
Tom Lindsay, Ph.D., is director of the Foundation’s Center for Higher Education. He has more than two decades’ experience in education management and instruction, including service as a dean, provost, and college president. In 2006, Lindsay joined the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) staff as director of the agency’s signature initiative, We the People. He was named Deputy Chairman and COO of the NEH in... Read More →

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Representative Jim Murphy

Texas House of Representatives
Jim Murphy serves in the Texas House, representing District 133 in West Houston. Jim is in his  | third term. | | Representative Murphy serves on the Committees Small Business and Economic Development and  | Higher Education and is the Chairman of the subcommittee on Manufacturing. | | Jim’s legislative work has been recognized by the National Coalition for Capital, Texas Right to Life,  | and the Texas Association of... Read More →
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Dr. Raymund Paredes

Commissioner of Higher Education, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Raymund A. Paredes is Commissioner of Higher Education at the Texas Higher Education  | Coordinating Board. | | Dr. Paredes spent most of his academic career at UCLA where for 30 years he taught as an  | English professor and ten years as vice chancellor for Academic Development. In addition, he  | served as special assistant to the president of the University of California System in outreach  | efforts to improve access to... Read More →
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Ron Trowbridge

Trustee, Lone Star College System
Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, Ronald L. Trowbridge was director of Educational and Cultural  | Affairs at the United States Information Agency, directing the Fulbright Program. His position required  | U. S. Senate confirmation. Later he became chief of staff to U. S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Warren  | Burger, publishing a book on the Chief Justice. He holds a Ph. D. in English from the University of  | Michigan... Read More →

Wednesday January 8, 2014 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Capitol View Terrace South

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