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Higher Education Finance and Policy

EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 03, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION


HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
COMMITTEE MINUTES

Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance and Policy Division, called the virtual committee meeting to order at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
BERNARDY, Connie
CHRISTENSEN, Shelly
O’NEILL, Marion
ALBRIGHT, Tony
DANIELS, Brian
ERICKSON, Sondra
HANSON, Jessica
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
HOWARD, Michael
KEELER, Heather
KLEVORN, Ginny
KOZNICK, Jon
KRESHA, Ron
MASIN, Sandra
MEKELAND, Shane
NOOR, Mohamud
SANDELL, Steve
SANDSTEDE, Julie

Members Excused:
THOMPSON, John

A quorum was present.

Representative Erickson moved to approve the minutes from February 2, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Minnesota Tribal Colleges provided an overview of their schools and programs.

Presenters:
Stephanie Hammitt, President of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
Raymond Burns, President of Leech Lake Tribal College
Dan King, President of Red Lake Nation College
Lorna LaGue, President of White Earth Tribal and Community College

The Inter Faculty Organization presented an overview of their legislative priorities.

Presenters:
Brent Jeffers, President, Inter Faculty Organization
Jonathan Bohn, Director of Public Affairs, Inter Faculty Organization

The Minnesota State College Faculty presented an overview of its legislative priorities.

Presenters:
Matt Dempsey, Vice President, Minnesota State College Faculty
Mark Grant, Governmental Relations, Minnesota State College Faculty

The committee adjourned at 4:39 PM.





Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair



Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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4:30 Tribal College presentations.

1:13:00 Inter Faculty Organization: overview of legislative priorities.

1:24:00 Minnesota State College Faculty: overview of legislative priorities.

Runs 1 hour, 39 minutes


Meeting Agenda:

I. Tribal College Presentations

II. Inter Faculty Organization: Overview of Legislative Priorities

III. Minnesota State College Faculty: Overview of Legislative Priorities

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

If you would like to sign up to testify or submit written testimony, please email sean.herring@house.mn at least two hours prior to the start of the remote hearing. Public testimony will be taken at the end of the hearing if time is available. If there is not time for testimony during the hearing, members of the public will be asked to submit their testimony in writing.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact her with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda.

Meeting documents will be posted on the Higher Education Finance & Policy Committee website at https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/Committees/Home/92015

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm