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THIRTEENTH MEETING - Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Pryor, Vice Chair of the Higher Education Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 2:35 P.M. on February 27, 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
FRANSON, Mary
GOMEZ, Aisha
KLEVORN, Ginny
LAYMAN, Sandy
LIEN, Ben
LILLIE, Leon
LUCERO, Eric
POPPE, Jeanne
RUNBECK, Linda
QUAM, Duane
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan

Excused absent:

DANIELS, Brian
XIONG, Tou


Representative Vang moved that the minutes of February 26, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Office of Higher Education gave their presentation on the Governor’s budget, the MN Reconnect Program, Design Ready Controls, and the Intervention for College Attendance Program.

Testifying:

-Dennis Olson, Commissioner of the Office of Higher Education
-Meredith Fergus, Manager of Financial Aid Research, Office of Higher Education
-Tricia Grimes, Policy Liason, Office of Higher Education
-Heidi Thury, Inver Hills Community College
-Wendy Robinson, Inver Hills Community College
-Gardyartu Freeman, Design Ready Controls
-Jessica Lyons, Design Ready Controls
-Marin Asau, Design Ready Controls
-Raquel Coolidge, Intervention for College Attendance Program
-Marshall Gay, Intervention for College Attendance Program


The meeting was adjourned at 3:57 P.M.



Representative Bernardy, Chair



Adeline Miller, Committee Legislative Assistant






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Agenda:

I. Call to Order II. Roll Call III. Approval of Minutes from February 26, 2019 IV. Office of Higher Ed Presentation of the Governor's Higher Ed budget V. Adjournment

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