STATE OF MINNESOTA TENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
Representative Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 2:34 P.M. on February 13, 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
Representative Wolgamott moved that the minutes of February 12, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The University of Minnesota presented their Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) request.
-Matt Kramer, Vice President of University Relations
-Dr. Megan Gunnar, Institute of Child Development (ICD)
-Dr. Jed. Ellison, ICD
-Dr. Kathleen Thomas, ICD
-Mike Berthelsen, Vice President of University Services
-Tonya Schoenfuss, Professor
Minnesota State presented their HEAPR request.
-Robbyn Wacker, President of St. Cloud State University
-Annesa Cheek, President of St. Cloud Technical & Community College
-Brian Yoliz, Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities
Minnesota Association of Private College students testified on the necessity of an increase in state grant funding and their activities to address food insecurity.
-Aaisha Abdullahi, student at Hamline University
-Read Karsell, student at St. Olaf College
-Brandon Williams, student at Augsberg University
The meeting was adjourned at 3:58 P.M.
Representative Bernardy, Chair
Adeline Miller, Committee Legislative Assistant