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Minnesota Legislature
2011-2012 Regular Session

6th MEETING - Higher Education Policy and Finance

January 27, 2011

STATE OF MINNESOTA 6th 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 27, 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
HANCOCK, David
MAZOROL, Pat
MORROW, Terry
NORTON, Kim
POPPE, Jeanne
RUKAVINA, Tom
VOGEL, Bruce

Two members were excused.

DOEPKE, Connie
PELOWSKI, Gene

A quorum was present.

Representative Benson moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on January 25, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The committee heard testimony on the Office of Higher Education.

Testifying:

Tricia Grimes, Policy Analyst
Dr. Sheila Wright, Director of Office of Higher Education
Mark Misukanis, Director of Finance and Research
Nancy Walters, Program Manager for Intervention for College Attendance Program
Marnie Thompson, Project Director for TORCH Program


The meeting was adjourned at 1:51 PM.




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REP. BUD NORNES, CHAIR



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Chelsea Thompson
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Introduction of Recently Appointed Director of Office of Higher Education - Dr. Sheila Wright Legislative Reports from the Office of Higher Education: Achieve Scholarship Program Intervention for College Attendance Program (ICAP) Reducing textbook costs

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