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s_ed_2017a_2017-04-06t13:33:11z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/06/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

Confirmation of School Of Mines Board Of Trustees



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


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01:49 PM -- Presentation by Colorado School of Mines



Senator Hill invited Paul Johnson, President of the Colorado School of Mines, and Peter Han, Chief of Staff of the Colorado School of Mines, to come to the table to begin their presentation. President Johnson gave an overview of the institution, student demographics, and recent and upcoming changes at the school, and explained that the research and innovation activities at the school are related to societal needs. President Johnson answered questions from the committee.





01:54 PM




Mr. Han spoke about the school's expenditures per student, enrollment trends, the number of resident versus non-resident students, and the school's graduation rates. He also spoke about other research universities that offer majority Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math programs. President Johnson talked about student outcomes, tuition and fees, and the school's new entrepreneur program. He concluded by discussing the school's strategic priorities for the upcoming year. The presenters answered questions from the committee.








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