STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION
Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance
Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education and Career Readiness Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 3:03 PM on March 6, 2018, in Hearing Room 5 of the State Office Building. A quorum was present.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
NORNES, Bud, Chair
CHRISTENSEN, Drew, Vice Chair
PELOWSKI, Gene, DFL Lead
Representative Albright moved the minutes of February 28, 2018 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Testifying regarding the University of Minnesota Bonding Request:
Eric Kale, President, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Dr. Tonya Schoenfuss, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dairy Products Technology
Max Hurst, Student, UMN/MSA
Autumn Johnson, Student, UMM/MCSA
Andrew Brichacek, Student, UMM/MCSA
Ruby DeBellis, Student, UMM/MCSA
Andrew Elfenbein, Professor of English, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
Zoe Wentzl, Student, UMN – Twin Cities
Testifying regarding the Minnesota State Bonding Request:
Devinder Malhotra, Chancellor, Minnesota State
Michael Berndt, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Century College
Scott Simenson, Faculty in ITT and Director of the Fab Lab, Century College
Katherine Lange, Student and President of the Century College Engineering Student Club, Century College
Brian Yoltz, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities, Minnesota State
The meeting was adjourned at 4:27 PM.
Representative Bud Nornes, Chair
Princesa Baltazar, Committee Legislative Assistant