STATE OF MINNESOTA FIFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-NINTH SESSION
HIGHER EDUCATION POLICY & FINANCE
Representative Nornes, Chair of the Higher Education Policy and Finance Committee, called the meeting to order at 2:51 PM on January 27th, 2015, in Room 5 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
NORNES, Bud, Chair
O’NEILL, Marion, VC
A quorum was present.
Representative NORTON moved that the minutes of January 21, 2015, be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.
Presentations from student organizations and faculty organizations were presented to members of the committee.
Testifying from student organizations and faculty organizations:
Jim Grabowska, President, Inter Faculty Organization (IFO)
Norm Halsa, Vice President, Minnesota State College Faculty (MSCF)
Kari Cooper, State Chair, Minnesota State University Student Association (MSUSA)
Alexandra Griffin, Alumni Association Board Member, Minnesota State University Student Association (MSUSA)
Kayley Schoonmaker, President, Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA)
William Tully, Public Relations Coordinator, Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA)
Latasha Gandy, Students for Education Reform
Micah Thornquist, Students for Education Reform
Linda Bearinger, Faculty Liaison, University of Minnesota
Gary Gardner, Faculty Liaison, University of Minnesota
Ashley Hall, Vice President, Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA)
Andrew McNally, President, Council of Graduate Students (COGS)
Joelle Stangler, Minnesota Student Association
Ryan Olson, Minnesota Student Association
The meeting was adjourned at 4:28PM
Representative Bud Nornes, Chair
Kaley Taffe, Committee Legislative Assistant