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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

13th MEETING - Higher Education Policy and Finance

February 24, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA 13th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION

HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY AND FINANCE

MINUTES

Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 PM on February 24th, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NORNES, Bud, Chair
DETTMER, Bob, Vice Chair
ATKINS, Joe
BANAIAN, King
BENSON, Mike
DAUDT, Kurt
DOEPKE, Connie
HANCOCK, David
MAZOROL, Pat
MORROW, Terry
NORTON, Kim
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
RUKAVINA, Tom
VOGEL, Bruce

No members were excused.

A quorum was present.

Representative Dettmer moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 22, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee heard testimony from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on Governor Dayton's Budget Proposals.

Testifying:
Jim McCormick, Chancellor
Clarence Hightower, Vice Chair Board of Trustees
Laura King, CFO and Vice Chancellor of Finance

Vice Chairman Dettmer assumed the gavel at 1:05 PM.

Chairman Nornes assumed the gavel at 1:49 PM.

The committee heard testimony from Minnesota State University Mankato on their budget.

Testifying:
Richard Davenport, President
Rich Straka, CFO

The committee heard testimony from Central Lakes College on their budget.

Testifying:
Larry Lundblad, President
Kari Christiansen, CFO

The meeting was adjourned at 2:21 PM.





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REP. BUD NORNES, CHAIR





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Chelsea Thompson
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities: Response to Gov. Dayton's proposed budget Detailed discussion of organization and finances

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