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Higher Education Finance and Policy

NINTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 09, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA NINTH 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 9, 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
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

Members Excused:
O’NEILL, Marion

A quorum was present.

The committee took a moment of silence in respect of all those affected by the day’s shooting at Allina Health clinic in Buffalo, MN.

Representative Albright moved to approve the minutes from February 3, 2021. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Dr. Bruce Corrie (Concordia University Saint Paul) presented on racial economic disparities in higher education and the workforce.

The Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MnEEP) presented their 2021 Higher Education recommendations.

Presenters:
Megan Rozowski - Co-Chair, College Race Equity Advocacy Advisory Council
Dr. Sandy Pulles - Co-Chair, College Race Equity Advocacy Advisory Council

The Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans presented their testimony.

Presenter:
Andrew Morris, Public Affairs and Legislative Liaison, Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans

The meeting adjourned at 4:30 PM.



Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair



Jenna Maus, Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

06:05 Presentation from Bruce Corrie, PhD, Concordia University – Saint Paul.
52:44 Presentation from Minnesota Education Equity Partnership.
*Agenda items may be added or removed.



I. Presentation from Bruce P. Corrie, PhD, Concordia University – St. Paul

II. Presentation from Minnesota Education Equity Partnership

*Agenda items may be added or removed.

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