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Higher Education Finance and Policy

FIRST MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - January 28, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA FIRST MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION


HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
MINUTES

Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair of the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 12:30 PM on January 28, 2013, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

Pelowski, Gene, Chair
Dorholt, Zachary, Vice Chair
Nornes, Bud, Republican Lead
FitzSimmons, David
Gruenhagen, Glenn
Johnson, Sheldon
Lien, Ben
Lohmer, Kathy
Norton, Kim
Poppe, Jeanne
Rosenthal, Paul
Swedzinski, Chris
Winkler, Ryan

Members excused:

Brynaert, Kathy
Franson, Mary

A quorum was present.

The University of Minnesota began its financial overview to members of the committee.

Testifying from the University of Minnesota:

Richard Pfutzenreuter, Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer
Julie Tonneson, Associate Vice President for Budget and Finance
Lincoln Kallsen, Director of Financial Research
Robert McMaster, Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education

Further testimony from the University of Minnesota will continue at the next hearing scheduled for Wednesday, January 30, 2013.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:00 PM.
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Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair

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Kathy Anderson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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House TV Video:
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01:40 - Gavel.
02:15 - Financial overview of the University of Minnesota.
Runs 1 hour, 31 minutes


Overview by House Research on Governing Higher Education in Minnesota: Public Postsecondary Systems and Agencies.
House Research overview of the process for the election of University of Minnesota Regents.
Financial overview of the University of Minnesota.