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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING - Higher Education Finance and Policy Division

February 18, 2020

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

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.

Members present:

BERNARDY, Connie (Chair)
PRYOR, Laurie (Vice-Chair)
NORNES, Bud (Minority Lead)
DANIELS, Brian
FRANSON, Mary
GOMEZ, Aisha
KLEVORN, Ginny
LAYMAN, Sandy
LIEN, Ben
LILLIE, Leon
LUCERO, Eric
POPPE, Jeanne
QUAM, Duane
RUNBECK, Linda
VANG, Samantha
WOLGAMOTT, Dan
XIONG, Tou

Representative Runbeck moved the minutes from April 26, 2019 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Public testimony was taken from the University of Minnesota.
Testifying:
-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.
Testifying:
-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.
Testifying:
-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.



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Representative Connie Bernardy, Chair


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Eric Petersen, Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Call to Order Approval of minutes from April 26, 2019 2020 Overview Presentations: I. University of Minnesota II. Minnesota Private Colleges & Universities III. Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Adjournment If you wish to testify, please notify Addie Miller at adeline.miller@house.mn or 651-296-2491

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2020 overview presentations:. 03:35 - University of Minnesota. 33:26 - Minnesota Private Colleges & Universities. 57:04 - Minnesota State. Runs 1 hour, 30 minutes.