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Public hearing set for statewide higher education plan

November 11, 2008

The Higher Education Study Committee, created by the South Carolina General Assembly in 2007, will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m. in the Wall Auditorium at Coastal Carolina University. The purpose of the meeting is to present the committee's draft recommendations for a statewide action plan for higher education and to seek public input prior to release of a full report. Public hearings are being held in 10 cities throughout the state.

Brad Dean, CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce, will give the opening remarks.

The meeting is hosted by Coastal Carolina University, the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education. For more information, about the study committee, visit