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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

23rd MEETING - Higher Education Policy and Finance

February 09, 2012

STATE OF MINNESOTA 23rd 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 12:32 PM on February 9, 2012 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
BENSON, Mike
DAUDT, Kurt
DOEPKE, Connie

HANCOCK, David
MORROW, Terry
NORTON, Kim
PELOWSKI, Gene
POPPE, Jeanne
RUKAVINA, Tom
VOGEL, BruceTwo members were excused.

BANAIAN, King
MAZOROL, Pat

A quorum was present.

Representative Benson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on January 31, 2012 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee heard testimony on the University of Minnesota Bonding Request.

Testifying:
Eric Kaler, President University of Minnesota
Caroline Hayes, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, U of M
Pat McGuire, University of Minnesota Alumnus and Manager 3M
David Bennett, Graduate Student, College of Science and Engineering, U of M
Chris Tastad, Undergraduate Student, College of Biological Sciences, U of M
Marissa Kramer, Undergraduate Student, College of Liberal Arts, U of M


The meeting was adjourned at 1:39 PM.




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REP. BUD NORNES, CHAIR



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Chelsea Thompson
Committee Legislative Assistant
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2012 Capital Budget Request - University of Minnesota

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