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Higher Education Finance and Policy

SEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 02, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH 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 Tuesday, February 2, 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
THOMPSON, John

A quorum was present.

Representative Mekeland moved to approve the minutes from January 27, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Office of Higher Education presented an overview of the state grant program.

Presenters:
Meredith Fergus, Research Manager at OHE
Nekey Oliver, Grants and Government Relations Manager at OHE

The Minnesota Private College Council presented and overview of their legislative priorities.

Presenters:
Paul Cerkvenik, President of the Minnesota Private College Council
Becky Bergman, President, Gustavus Adolphus College
Barbara McDonald, President, College of St. Scholastica
Fayneese Miller, President, Hamline University

The meeting adjourned at 4:17 PM.




Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair



Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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3:37 Overview of State Grant Program from the Office of Higher Education.
25:41 Minnesota Private College Council: Overview of Legislative Priorities.


Meeting Agenda:

I. Overview of State Grant Program from the Office of Higher Education

II. Minnesota Private College Council: Overview of Legislative Priorities

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

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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