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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

5th MEETING - Higher Education Policy and Finance

January 25, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA 5th 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 January 25, 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 Benson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on January 20, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee heard testimony on Private Higher Education in Minnesota.

Testifying:

Paul Cerkvenik, President Minnesota Private College Council
MaryAnn Baenninger, Ph.D., President College of Saint Benedict
Paul Probbenow, Ph.D., President Augsburg College
Tom Kosel, Minnesota Career College Association
John Blumenthal, Minneapolis Business College


The meeting was adjourned at 1:54 PM.




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REP. BUD NORNES, CHAIR



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Chelsea Thompson
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Overview of Private Higher Education in Minnesota: Minnesota Private College Council Minnesota Career College Association

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