From the Office of State Senator Kel Seliger, District 31

October 4, 2012
Contact: Gina Dowdy, (806) 374-8994

Statement from Senator Seliger on his Appointment as Chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee

AUSTIN--Today, Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst appointed Senator Kel Seliger as Chairman of the Senate Higher Education Committee.

"I appreciate the opportunity to work with our colleges, universities, and community colleges, and the members of the committee to address one of the greatest challenges of the Legislature. The future and success of our state depends upon a well-trained and well educated workforce. We begin work today to try to ensure that every Texan who wants a higher education has an affordable opportunity."