University of Houston-Victoria

Faculty/Staff Reporting of Expert Witnesses


Texas Education Code §61.0815 requires that higher education institutions collect data and report to the *Coordinating Board on certain faculty and professional staff who serve as consulting or testifying expert witnesses in lawsuits where the state is a party.

* Coordinating Board rules found at 19 Texas Administrative Code § 5.12

1.  Number of hours spent serving as consulting or testifying expert witnesses during the prior fiscal year:


2.  Names of the parties, cause number and county where the cause is filed:


3.  The outcome of the case, including the amount of:


(a) any judgment entered against the state;


(b) any prejudgment or post judgment interest awarded against the state; and


(c) any attorney's fees of another party ordered to be paid by the state.

Please sign below:

Faculty/Staff                                                                                                             Date:
Supervisor:                                                                                                               Date:
Provost:                                                                                                                     Date: