TACT Celebrates a New Look for Spring!

TACT is pleased to unveil a new look online! Take a few moments to visit www.TACT.org. Let us know what you think of the new features by replying to this email, and your comments may be featured in an upcoming eBulletin! As a member of TACT, you can create your personal log-in. Just click on the User Login and the link to Create a new account. This important members-only feature will grant you access to the annual ORP Study, the most recent eBulletin newsletters and First Alerts!

Senate Interim Charges Released

Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has released the list of interim charges that Texas Senate committees will study before the Legislature reconvenes in January 2011. View the full list of charges here: http://www.senate.state.tx.us/assets/pdf/SenateInterimCharges81.pdf. The following summary of charges are expected to be the most relevant to TACT:

Call for Board Nominations

Now’s the time to take your commitment in higher education to the next level. Since 1948, the Texas Association of College Teachers has provided services and advocacy on behalf of faculty, staff, and librarians in Texas public colleges and universities. We need your continued support to maintain and grow our association in Texas. Let your voice be heard. TACT is now accepting nominations for candidates to serve as members of the TACT Board of Directors in the following roles:

 

House Speaker Releases Interim Charges

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus has released his charges for the House Interim Committees. To view the full list of charges, please click here.

The following are charges that we expect to be most relevant to TACT.

TACT Names Representative Craig Eiland as Legislator of the Year

The TACT Board is pleased to name State Representative Craig Eiland (D-Galveston) as TACT’s Legislator of the Year for his leadership during the 81st Legislative Session. Rep. Eiland has been invited to accept this honor at the TACT Fall Conference October 23 and 24 in Austin and has been asked to provide the keynote address on Friday evening. 

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