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Section III: COC Comprehensive Standards

3.2.5 Members of the governing board can be dismissed only for cause and by due process.



JUDGMENT OF COMPLIANCE

Compliance.

NARRATIVE/JUSTIFICATION FOR JUDGMENT OF COMPLIANCE

The Texas Education Code, Chapter 85, Subchapter B. Administrative Provisions, Section 85.11: Board of Regents, calls for the government of the university system to be vested in a board of nine regents appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate.

The members hold office for staggered terms of six years, with the terms of three expiring February 1 of odd-numbered years. There is no provision in state law for the dismissal of a regent since they serve at the pleasure of the governor of the state.





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SOURCE

LOCATION/Special Instructions

Texas Education Code, Chapter 85, Subchapter B. Administrative Provisions, Section 85.11: Board of Regents

http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/statutes/docs/ED/content/
htm/ed.003.00.000085.00.htm#85.11.00


Backup Link:

http://www.tamiu.edu/archives/statute-ed.003.00.000085.11.00.htm#85.11.00



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