2019-2020 Regular Session - Wednesday, January 16, 2019
STATE OF MINNESOTA SECOND MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION COMMITTEE
Representative Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:35 P.M. on January 16, 2019, in Room 10 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
Representative Lien moved that the minutes of January 15, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The RCAC Recommended Candidates were introduced and given one minute to testify.
-Susan Adams Loyd
-Kao Ly Her
House Research & Fiscal Analysis gave an overview of Higher Education Finance and funding mechanisms for the state of Minnesota.
-Nathan Hopkins – House Research
-Ken Savary – Fiscal Analyst
The Minnesota Office of Higher Education gave an overview of enrollment research, financial aid programs, and the State Grant Program.
-Dennis Olson – Commissioner of the Office of Higher Education
-Tricia Grimes – Legislative Liaison at the Office of Higher Education