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Higher Education Finance and Policy

TWENTIETH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 26, 2014

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH 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 February 26, 2014, 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
Lien, Ben
Norton, Kim
Poppe, Jeanne
Rosenthal, Paul
Swedzinski, Chris
Theis, Tama

Members excused: Johnson, S., Winkler

A quorum was present.

Chair Pelowski introduced four new staff members to the Committee: Ken Savary, Fiscal Analyst, Fiscal Analysis Department; Andy Pomroy, Research Consultant, DFL Caucus; Gabrielle Soojian, Research Consultant, GOP Caucus, and Emily Edstrom, House Page, Sergeant-at-Arms Department.

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) gave an overview and presentation of their 2014 capital budget request.

Testifying from MnSCU:

Steven J. Rosenstone, Chancellor
Michael Vekich, MnSCU Trustee
Brian Yolitz, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities

Dr. Nancy Black, President, Inter Faculty Organization, testified in support of MnSCU's bonding request.

Representative Dorholt moved that the minutes of April 15, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED. THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 PM.


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Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair

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Kathy Anderson, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Minnesota State Colleges and Universities 2014 Capital Budget Request.