STATE OF MINNESOTA 9th MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-SEVENTH SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY AND FINANCE
Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 12:30 PM on February 10th, 2011, in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
NORNES, Bud, Chair
DETTMER, Bob, Vice Chair
No members were excused
A quorum was present.
Representative Vogel moved that the minutes from the committee meeting on February 8, 2011 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The committee heard testimony on the Inter Faculty Organization.
Don Larsson, President of the Inter Faculty Organization
Monte Bute, Metropolitan State University
The committee heard testimony on the Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF).
Damon Kapke, MSCF Vice President of English Arts
Jennifer Sati, Program Director for Anoka Technical College
Ken Ryan, Professor from Alexandria Technical and Community College
The committee heard testimony from the Minnesota State Colleges and University students.
Andrew Spaeth, State Chair of Minnesota State Universities Student Association (MSUSA)
Amanda Bardonner, Saint Cloud State University Student, Board of Directors MSUSA
Travis Johnson, President of Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA)
Samantha Potter-Rank, Inver Hills Community College Student
Maureen Wanous, South Central College Student
Deb Nelson, Century College Student
The committee heard testimony from University of Minnesota Faculty:
Caroline Hayes, College of Science and Engineering
Elizabeth Boyle, College of Liberal Arts
Emily Hoover, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
The college heard testimony from University of Minnesota students.
Matt Forstie, Freshman
Peter Erkkila, Sophomore
The meeting was adjourned at 2:21 PM.
REP. BUD NORNES, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant