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Minnesota Commission on Higher Education

Active dates:1947-1949
Function: Interim commission on higher education: a commission is hereby created for the purpose of studying higher education and making a report to the commissioner of education.
History: The commission will build on the work of the earlier Statewide Committee on Higher Education.
Advisory to:
Membership: Chair: Dean M. Schweickhard, State Commissioner of Education. 14 other members.
Notes: The library has "Higher Education in Minnesota," the final report and findings and recommendations of the Commission (419 pages, published in 1950). The final report includes reports on the earlier research sponsored by the Statewide Committee and reports of other Minnesota investigators who have studied problems closely related to those chosen for the Commission inquiry.
Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
Record last updated: 12/18/2017

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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