Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance

TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - March 06, 2018

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION

Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance

MINUTES

Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:03 PM on March 6, 2018, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
NORNES, Bud, Chair
CHRISTENSEN, Drew, Vice Chair
PELOWSKI, Gene, DFL Lead
ALBRIGHT, Tony
ANSELMO, Dario
BERNARDY, Connie
DANIELS, Brian
HALEY, Barb
HEINTZEMAN, Josh
JESSUP, Randy
LIEN, Ben
OMAR, Ilhan
PRYOR, Laurie
WHELAN, Abigail
ZERWAS, Nick

Members excused:
SCHULTZ, Jennifer

Representative Albright moved the minutes of February 28, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Testifying regarding the University of Minnesota Bonding Request:
Eric Kale, President, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Dr. Tonya Schoenfuss, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dairy Products Technology
Max Hurst, Student, UMN/MSA
Autumn Johnson, Student, UMM/MCSA
Andrew Brichacek, Student, UMM/MCSA
Ruby DeBellis, Student, UMM/MCSA
Andrew Elfenbein, Professor of English, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Zoe Wentzl, Student, UMN – Twin Cities

Testifying regarding the Minnesota State Bonding Request:
Devinder Malhotra, Chancellor, Minnesota State
Michael Berndt, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Century College
Scott Simenson, Faculty in ITT and Director of the Fab Lab, Century College
Katherine Lange, Student and President of the Century College Engineering Student Club, Century College
Brian Yoltz, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities, Minnesota State

The meeting was adjourned at 4:27 PM.

__________________________________________
Representative Bud Nornes, Chair

__________________________________________
Princesa Baltazar, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..

University of Minnesota Bonding Request Overview
Minnesota State Bonding Request Overview