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Higher Education Services Council
1995 Laws Chap. 212 Art. 3 Sec. 10
Function: Appoints the director of the Higher Education Services Office; reviews the performance of HESO; communicates and makes recommendations to the governor and legislature
Name was changed to Minnesota Office of Higher Education under MN Laws 2005 Chapter 107.
Complete History of name changes:
Minn. Laws 1965 c 809 s 32 subd 1 - Established the Minnesota Liaison and Facilities Commission for Higher Education.
Minn. Laws 1967 c 615 s 1 (H. F. No. 818) - Changed the name of the liaison and facilities commission for higher education to the Minnesota higher education coordinating commission.
Minn. Laws 1975 c 271 s 6 - Changed the Higher education coordinating commission to higher education coordinating board.
Minn. Laws 1995 c 212 art 3 s 9 - Abolished the higher education coordinating board and transferred certain duties; created the higher education services office and the higher education services council.
Minn. Laws 2005 c 107 - Changed the name from Higher Education Services Office (HESO) to Minnesota Office of Higher Education
The council consists of 9 members, eight citizen members, and 1 student member who is enrolled in a MN post-secondary institution at the time of appointment.
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