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The following write-ups are produced and maintained by Minnesota House Research Department, with some links provided to other sources.

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Archived Materials

The following materials have been archived and may contain some information that is not up-to-date. "Archived" materials are no longer actively maintained by House Research Department and are generally at least five years old. Current materials are provided in the previous topics.

  • A Brief History of Minnesota Higher Education 1947-1992 (Request a copy)
  • Commitment to Focus: A Policy Analysis (Request a copy)
  • Definition of a Full-time Student (Request a copy)
  • Elections of Regents
    A 12-page information brief which describes the election process for regents for the University of Minnesota, explains the role of the Regent Candidate Advisory Council, and lists the current members of the Board of Regents. January 2005.
  • Enrollment and Participation in Higher Education (Request a copy)
  • Financial Aid in Minnesota (Request a copy)
  • Financial Aid: Calculating Student Grants (Request a copy)
  • Geographical Distribution of Post-Secondary Educational Institutions (Request a copy)
  • Higher Education Appropration Trends (Request a copy)
  • Higher Education Enrollment Trends (Request a copy)
  • Higher Education Enrollments: Current Conditions and Recent Trends (Request a copy)
  • A History of Minnesota Higher Education Policy (Request a copy)
  • Minnesota 4-Year Public College Handbook (Request a copy)
  • MnSCU Chancellor Compensation: Changes Made in 2000
    A 7-page information brief summarizes recent changes made to the way the chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is compensated. October 2000.
  • Participation of New High School Graduates in Higher Education
    A 25-page research report analyzing the declines in Minnesota higher education enrollment. December 1998.
  • The Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (Request a copy)
  • Post-Secondary Financial Aid: State Scholarships and Grants (Request a copy)
  • Post-Secondary Mission Differentiation (Request a copy)
  • Post-Secondary Student Financial Aid: Decoupling Pell and State Grants (Request a copy)
    A 3-page information brief describing the basics of post-secondary financial aid calculations and legislative proposals to decouple Pell grants from state grants. November 1997.
  • Public Post-Secondary Institutions: Admission Requirements (Request a copy)
  • Public Post-Secondary Tuition Rates (Request a copy)
  • Resident Tuition in State and Federal Law
    A 5-page information brief describing federal and state laws and proposed legislation that affect resident tuition rates and public postsecondary schools. September 2006.
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: A Series of Working Papers (Request a copy)
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: A Summary of Working Papers (Request a copy)
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: Has Participation Grown? Has Reten (Request a copy)
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: Has Participation Grown? Has Reten (Request a copy)
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: On the Road (Request a copy)
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: Reading, Writing and Remedial Educ (Request a copy)
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: Skimming the Surface of Graduation (Request a copy)
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: What About the Community Colleges? (Request a copy)
  • Retention of Minnesota College Students: Who Leaves College? Who Remains? (Request a copy)
  • State High School Graduation and College Preparation Requirements Compared
    A 5-page information brief which compares the high school graduation standard rule with the preparation requirements for the state's four-year colleges and universities. October 1998.
  • States' K-16 Education Systems
    A 17-page information brief that summarizes various states' approaches to increase collaboration between K-12 education and postsecondary education systems. September 2002.
  • Tuition "Banding" (Request a copy)
  • University of Minnesota Constitutional Autonomy
    A 2-page short subject defining constitutional autonomy and essential case law principles for the University of Minnesota. October 2004.
  • University of Minnesota Constitutional Autonomy: A Legal Analysis
    A 23-page legal analysis which defines constitutional autonomy, explains the rationale behind it, and describes the relevant law and court cases that have dealt with the University of Minnesota's constitutional autonomy. October 2004.
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