Committee on Appropriations A/V — 2019

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Roll call00:01:44
SDSMT, President Jim Rankin, Interim Vice President for Finance and Administration Heather Forney00:02:09
Graduating Students in High Demand Jobs - Page 200:02:38
Number of Graduates Increasing - Page 300:03:05
Graduates are Highly Sought - Page 400:03:25
30 South Dakota Employers are in our Top 100 Hiring Recent Mines Graduates - Page 500:04:14
Partnering with Others - Page 600:04:32
Budget Request - Page 700:05:53
Revenue Sources - Page 800:06:10
Other Fund Detail - Page 900:06:33
Workforce Defined Temporary & Permanent Employees - Page 1000:06:55
Benefitted vs. Non-benefitted - Page 1100:07:14
FTE Utilization - Page 1200:07:22
Senator Cronin - on page for benefits and non-benefits, faculty members children go to school free00:07:45
Senator Cronin - question - any university that does allow that00:08:48
Senator Cronin - question - do they get a discount00:09:02
Employee Turnover Rates - Page 1300:09:15
Representative Howard - question - breakdown of salary increases00:10:10
Representative Hunhoff - question - fact book, SD School of Mines has the largest salary of faculty00:10:52
Representative Hunhoff - question - within your current budget, how do you attract new faculty 00:12:07
Representative Hunhoff - question - adjustments when grants come in to increase salary00:13:58
Senator Cronin - question - salary request, breakdown how that works, how do you pay your employees00:14:48
Senator Cronin - question - some of the salaries brought in through the grant process, use these grants to subsidize salaries00:16:18
Representative Gross - question - reconcile your situation on salaries00:18:13
Vacant positions - Page 1400:19:24
Representative Hunhoff - question - what is the cost for recruiting a faculty member00:20:03
Representative Hunhoff - estimate the cost for recruiting new faculty person00:20:36
Recruiting difficulties - Page 1500:21:09
Maintenance and repair funding - Page 1600:21:33
Planned projects - Page 1700:22:02
Affordability - Page 1800:22:37
Senator Greenfield - question - break down discrepancy between in-state and out-of-state students, get info to staff00:23:10
Affordability, fundraising for scholarship dollars - Page 19 & 2000:23:44
Economic Development - Page 2100:25:03
Entrepreneur in Residence Program - Page 2200:25:15
Faculty innovation pathway - Page 2300:25:56
Faculty start-ups awards - Page 2400:26:20
CEO Competition - Page 2500:26:42
The Governor's Giant Vision - Page 2600:27:12
Ascent Innovation Center - Page 2700:27:39
Senator Cronin - build a facility across the street00:28:31
Technology Integration Facility, Neutrinos to the Universe - Page 2800:28:37
Senator Cronin - question - who will build this across the street00:29:00
Senator Cronin - question - no dollars coming from people who are doing the testing00:29:42
Looking to the Future of Mineral Industries - Page 2900:30:26
The future of Mining Comes Together Here - Page 3000:30:52
Senator Greenfield - question - relationship with you and RESPEC, interaction with them on burying nuclear waste, legislator passed a bill that requires any such testing to be ok'ed by the Governor and the Legislature00:31:22
Looking to the Future of Mineral Industries, of the 5300 universities in the United States - Page 3100:33:04
Representative Saba - question - any programs that relate to carbon credits00:34:06
Recruiting on Reservations - Page 3200:34:26
American Indian Applications up - Page 3300:34:48
American Indian Accepted Students - Page 3400:35:00
Efficiencies - Page 35 & 3600:35:09
Senator Cronin - question - why is it good to lower your ACT score from 27 to 2400:35:47
Senator Cronin - question - lowering your scholarship to 24 ACT but requirements are still at 2700:37:26
Senator Nesiba - question - over 50% students chosen but refused because of scholarships and money00:38:25
Senator White - question - on hiring with engineering degrees00:39:53
Representative Hunhoff - question - on enrollment, more non-residents than residents00:41:20
Representative Hunhoff - question - arrangements with other states for tuition00:42:14
Representative Gross - question - geographically where are you competing with the other 400:42:58
Senator Cronin - question - Deal with Colorado, now that you have reciprocity, does that lower the out of state students to ACT 2400:43:39
Representative Howard - thank for the phenomenal job you do out there00:45:51
Northern State University - Veronica Paulson, Vice President and Dr. Joelle Lien, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs00:48:30
Overview - Page 200:49:45
Enrollment - Page 300:51:22
Senator Nesiba - question - resolve the historical fall head count for us00:52:32
Senator Nesiba - question - regarding head count, dual eligibles, on-line students, bothered by difference 00:53:26
Senator Nesiba - question - follow up with staff on numbers00:54:57
Campus success- retention of freshmen-sophomore students - Page 400:55:40
Student Success - in South Dakota - Page 500:56:15
Four Northern Alums - page 600:56:26
Student Athlete Success - Page 700:57:27
Student Research - Page 800:58:32
Dakota's Promise scholarship program - Page 900:59:18
Estimated cost of attendance to Northern - Page 1000:59:42
Need for Faculty Salary Increases - Page 1101:00:12
Workforce Development - Page 1201:01:38
Experiential Learning Reported by Survey Participants - Page 1301:02:12
Graduates from STEM programs, per BOR Fact Book - Page 1401:03:10
Program Changes - Page 1501:03:51
Funding Sources FY18 - Page 1601:04:41
Current Active Employees - Page 1701:05:39
FTE Utilization - Page 1801:06:30
High School E-Learning - Page 1901:07:06
Representative Koth - question - between 2018/2019 increase of FTE's, grant driven, enrollment has declined01:07:21
Representative Koth - question - see in increase in FTE's, are you projecting a decrease, program change01:10:04
Representative Koth - question - might there be a time when it is no longer applicable, declining enrollment, or no longer offer01:11:54
High School E-Learning is a safety net - Page 2001:13:30
Additional FTE request for Spanish - Page 2101:14:44
Representative Bartels - do the schools contribute to this01:15:30
Senator Maher - question - thought process on school using a fee process01:16:30
Senator Greenfield - question - that is a state policy 01:17:07
Senator Maher - how many schools are currently using this across the state01:17:54
Senator White - question - Stem classes, harder to get teachers, doing enough to enhance Stem curriculum or the financial awards01:18:30
Senator White - question - from the state side, are there scholarships for Stem, can we do something to alleviate shortage of teachers01:20:17
Representative Bartels - question - give an idea on E-learning on class load, how many classes01:22:04
On-Campus Regional Sports Complex - HB1037 - Page 2201:23:07
Summary - Page 2301:23:59
Northern State University Addendum - Recruiting Students: Building our Student Base - Page 201:24:20
Owning our Backyard - Page 301:26:15
Strategic Enrollment Management - Page 401:27:11
Enhancing the Student Experience - Page 501:28:10
FTE Projections - Page 601:29:37
Senator Wiik - question - what is all included with FTE's, firm break down01:30:22
Representative Koth - question - projecting out, what basis are you using01:31:10
Headcount Projections - Page 701:31:47
Representative Koth - question - are you quantifying data, hard criteria that backs that01:33:00
Representative Karr - question - first time freshman growth, are other universities estimating a growth like that01:35:09
Representative Karr - question - what assumptions are being made to achieve that growth01:35:52
Representative Karr - question - distinction between goal setting and realistic projections01:38:00
Representative Bartels - question - campus housing utilization, what are current numbers01:38:50
Senator Nesiba - question - headcount decreasing, what happened, long term period of decline01:39:53
Senator Cronin - question - comparison on K-12 students, 01:42:46
Senator Nesiba - question - how many people work in the office of admissions01:44:40
Recruiting Native American Students - Page 801:46:03
Campus Efficiencies - Page 901:47:37
Summary - Page 1001:49:26
Black Hills State University, Tom Jackson, Chris Crawford, Kathy Johnson01:56:48
Black Hills State University Highlights - Page 301:56:50
One of the Stars - Page 401:59:23
Affordability - New Scholarships - Page 501:59:30
Representative Howard - question - breakdown, total costs, what does student get from Pell Grant or other grants, provide info to Staff02:02:39
Representative Howard - question - Goal for student debt02:04:18
Growth in scholarships - Page 602:08:06
Senator Maher - question - what's your total endowment02:09:21
Senator Maher - question - where would we find those numbers reported, staff will find those02:10:02
Representative Bartels - question - individual foundations, investment council offers their services02:10:32
Undergraduate Research - Page 702:11:47
University Highlights - Page 802:13:24
BHSU shares one of the only Underground Campuses in the World - Page 902:15:12
Representative Hunhoff - question - done any tracking on students if they have gone to BHSU because of the relationship with the lab02:16:15
Representative Hunhoff - question - what kind of numbers are you seeing, will get the numbers to staff02:17:08
Research prepares students for graduate school and career - Page 1002:17:44
BHSU - Rapid City - Page 1102:18:12
Quality Education, BHSU-Rapid City (BHRC) - Page 1202:20:13
Student Success - providing students a place - Page 1302:21:34
Gear Up Program - Page 1402:22:26
Student Success - American Indian Studies - Page 1502:23:30
Student Success - Record Number of Graduates - Page 1602:24:50
Representative Hunhoff - question - working relationships with other universities and where to go with sciences02:28:19
Representative Hunhoff - question - what is your concept at looking at a nursing program02:28:20
Student's - Page 1702:31:04
Student's - Page 1802:32:44
Student's - Page 1902:33:04
Student's - Page 2002:33:47
Community Outreach & Sustainability - Page 2102:34:00
Campus-wide effort creating efficiencies & savings - Page 2202:34:56
Community Outreach - Women's Business Center - Page 2302:38:08
Corporate & Community outreach, Building the bridge between BHSU and the business community - Page 2402:39:29
FTE - Workforce - Page 2502:41:11
Representative Karr - question - Regarding decrease of FTE's, no declining authority02:42:46
Financial, where the money comes from - Page 2602:44:12
BHSU Accolades - Page 2702:50:08
Senator Maher - question - K-12 institutions to lower02:50:48
Senator Maher - question - remedial rates higher, yet you are a teacher college too, show us where the disconnect is02:51:31
Senator Kolbeck - question - students are coming in that need remedial kick to where they need to be, extra cost for remedial courses02:54:40
Senator Partridge - question - collaboration with the School of Mines, how is that going02:55:30
Senator Partridge - question - how does it benefit your students02:57:29
Representative Peterson - question - what is the format for remediation02:58:32
Representative Peterson - question - block method03:01:24
Representative Peterson - question - institutions handle this, please get info to staff03:01:45
Senator Nesiba - question - overview on how to address declining enrollment03:02:07
University of South Dakota - Sheila Gestring, President 03:06:36
Academic Quality - Page 303:07:39
Research - Page 403:08:49
Workforce & Rural Development - Page 503:10:09
Efficiencies - Page 603:11:23
USD Spending is Low, Affordability & Accessibility - Page 703:13:18
Pell Trends, Scholarships - Page 803:15:33
Senator Maher - question - why the drop, what's the cost03:15:49
Representative Hunhoff - question - foundation work, how many dollars goes to scholarships03:17:22
Representative Hunhoff - question - plan on annual basis, set aside so much capital for scholarships03:18:17
USD Workforce - Page 903:19:00
Vacancy Savings - Page 1003:20:15
Budget Changes, Federal & Other Fund Sources - Page 1103:20:46
Representative Gross - question - attribute increase to03:21:35
Senator White - question - future workforce needs03:22:16
Representative Hunhoff - question - funded a PHD program, provide updated information to staff03:23:23
Senator Maher - question - What is USD doing for outreach on Reservations03:23:54
Representative Peterson - question - ways to make it affordable, diversity office in each unit, could there be some consolidation there, provide written report to staff03:26:09
USD School of Law - Dean Tom Geu - Page 1203:28:40
Senator Maher - question - attribute your increase, bar exams03:45:05
USD Sanford School of Medicine, Dean Mary Nettleman - Page 1303:49:12
Representative Howard - question - how does the shortage of residencies nationwide affect our kids03:54:59
Representative Saba - question - integrating rural telemedicine, training your physicians on how to use that03:56:32
Representative Saba - question - you think its positive advancement03:57:24
Senator Nesiba - question - how big is incoming class03:59:30
Representative Howard - question - How many from School of Mines04:00:03
USD School of Health Sciences, Dean Mary Nettleman - Page 1404:01:04
Representative Peterson - question - tell me about the position of dean of faculty affairs04:05:05
Impacts of Budget - Page 304:06:26
Representative Peterson - question - list of executive salaries04:07:03
Dakota State University, Dr. Jose-Marie Griffiths, President04:09:12
Federal and Other Funds - Page 404:10:18
DSU Workforce - Page 504:11:03
Unutilized FTE - Page 604:11:14
Continued Developments at DSU - Page 804:12:17
Strategic Growth - educating for the 21st century workforce - Page 904:12:37
Enrollment - Impressive growth - Page 1004:13:07
Particular Growth in Certain Areas - Page 1104:13:19
Quality of Students - Page 1204:15:12
Research - The Madison Cyber Labs - The MadLabs - Page 1304:15:33
Drivers of Growth - New Programs, Academic - Page 1404:17:17
Academic - new DSU degree programs - Page 1504:17:47
Research - Page 1604:18:48
Representative Hunhoff - question - average projects that a research projecter can manage04:20:29
Representative Hunhoff - question - research productivity measured04:21:31
Efficiencies - Page 1704:22:45
Representative Koth - question - is this one of the reasons why improved facilities use it04:23:49
Representative Hunhoff - question - indirect recovery expectations04:25:57
Partnerships - Page 1804:27:40
Constraints - Faculty Recruitment and Retention - Page 1904:32:00
Representative Gross - question - salaries 20% higher than in general04:35:10
Facilities - Housing on Campus - Page 2004:36:56
Facilities - Housing Off Campus - Page 2104:37:47
Strategic Growth - educating for the 21st century workforce, picture - Page 2204:38:57
Need for college-educated graduates (especially in cyber) is increasing - Page 2304:39:19
DSU graduates students in High Need jobs - Page 2404:40:15
What do you call a DSU graduate? Employed! - Page 2504:40:48
South Dakota Partnership for Student Success - SDPaSS - Page 2604:43:49
Representative Koth - question - affordability for students, what ages04:47:14
Job creation, MadLabs - Page 2704:50:04
Representative Saba - question - growth of industry, eSports04:53:17
Representative Saba - question - money making profession04:55:07
Senator White - question - getting the message out there04:55:25
Incubation for new businesses - Page 2804:56:02
Continued Developments at Dakota State University - Page 2904:57:40
Dr. Paul Beran, Board of Regents, closing remarks04:59:30
Senator Maher - question - Halvorsen Center in Pierre, Sioux Falls, and Rapid facility05:04:13
Senator Partridge - question - why did you apply for your job05:08:11
Senator Partridge - question - welcome to SD, appreciate your job, innovative and efficient05:11:36
Senator Greenfield - question - Sioux Falls University Center and couple's housing units, are these private05:13:36
Senator Greenfield - question - wholly self-supported05:14:36
Senator Cronin - question - universities information, give to staff, breakdown 05:14:51
Monte Cramer, Finance Director, Board of Regents05:16:36
Adoption of January 15, 2019 minutes - Kolbeck/Partridge05:19:46
Adjourned - Greenfield/Kolbeck05:20:52

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