STATE OF MINNESOTA FOURTEENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE
Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair of the Committee on Higher Education Finance and Policy, called the meeting to order at 12:30 PM on March 11, 2013, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
Pelowski, Gene, Chair
Dorholt, Zachary, Vice Chair
Nornes, Bud, Republican Lead
Carlson, Lyndon, Ex-officio
Members excused: FitzSimmons, David; Swedzinski, Chris
A quorum was present.
Representative Dorholt moved that the minutes of March 6, 2013, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
The Office of Higher Education (OHE) continued its overview of post-secondary education in Minnesota, including state grant spending and part time students.
Testifying from the Office of Higher Education:
Meredith Fergus, Policy Analyst
Tricia Grimes, Policy Analyst
Larry Pogemiller, Director
The University of Minnesota presented its Progress Report to the Minnesota Legislature, Administrative Structure Analysis and Key Cost Benchmarking at the University of Minnesota.
The University of Minnesota began its overview of their 2014-2015 biennial budget request.
Testifying from the University of Minnesota:
Eric Kaler, President
The meeting was adjourned at 2:00 PM.
Representative Gene Pelowski, Chair
Kathy Anderson, Committee Legislative Assistant