STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION
Representative Bernardy, Chair of the Higher Education Finance & Policy Division, called the meeting to order at 2:34 P.M. on February,18 2020, 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 Runbeck moved the minutes from April 26, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Public testimony was taken from the University of Minnesota.
-President Joan Gabel
-Samantha Gardow, Student - Child Development
-Ayah Abuserrieh, Student - UMD
-Grace Gretz, Student - Chemistry
-Dr. Jakub Tolar - Dean of Medical School
Public testimony was taken from the Minnesota Private Colleges and Universities.
-Paul Cerkvenik, President, Minnesota Private College Council
-Paul Pribbenow, President, Augsburg University
-Aaisha Abdullahi, President, MN Association of Private College Students
Public testimony was taken from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
-Chancellor Devinder Malhotra
-Brian Yolitz, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities
-Steve Ernest, System Director for Financial Planning and Analysis
-President Scott Olson, Winona State University
-President Angelia Millender, Century College
The committee adjourned at 4:01 P.M.
Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair
Eric Petersen, Committee Legislative Assistant