Title 17. Education

Chapter 24. Board of Regents

Part I. General Provisions


17:3123.1      Commissioner of higher education; appointment; qualifications; powers, duties and functions; compensation


A. The Board of Regents shall appoint a commissioner of higher education to administer and implement board programs and policies and who shall possess such qualifications and have such other powers, functions, duties, and responsibilities as established by the board or as provided by law.


B. The commissioner of higher education shall be appointed by a two-thirds vote of the total membership of the Board of Regents and shall be subject to confirmation by the Senate.


C. The salary of the commissioner of higher education shall be determined by the Board of Regents.


Added by Acts 2010, No. 648, § 1, eff. June 29, 2010. Amended by Acts 2014, No. 854, § 1, eff. June 23, 2014.