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Higher Education Finance and Policy

EIGHTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 20, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH 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 12:52 PM on February 20, 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
Brynaert, Kathy
FitzSimmons, David
Franson, Mary
Gruenhagen, Glenn
Johnson, Sheldon
Lien, Ben
Norton, Kim
Poppe, Jeanne
Rosenthal, Paul
Swedzinski, Chris
Theis, Tama
Winkler, Ryan

A quorum was present.

Representative Dorholt moved that the minutes of February 18, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) continued their financial overview to members of the committee.

Testifying from MnSCU :

Steven J. Rosenstone, Chancellor
Laura King, Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
Craig Schoenecker, System Director for Research

Chair Pelowski welcomed Representative Tama Theis to the committee, a newly appointed member of the Higher Education Committee, effective February 19, 2013. She replaces Representative Kathy Lohmer.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:58 PM.
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Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair

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Kathy Anderson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Continued discussion of the financial overview of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.