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s_ed_2017a_2017-03-02t13:31:40z2 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/02/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

Confirmation of Executive Director of the Department Of Higher Education



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer the appointment of Dr. Kim Hunter Reed as th PASS







01:56 PM -- Confirmation of Executive Director of the Department Of Higher Education



Senator Hill invited Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, appointee to the position of Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education and the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, to come to the table to introduce herself. Copies of the Governor's appointment letter and the appointee's application and resume were distributed to the committee (Attachment C). Dr. Reed talked about her professional background, her work with equity and student success in education, the need to increase student achievement and diploma attainment, and the importance of focusing on results, affordability, and accessibility to career pathways for all types of students. She talked about the changing landscape of higher education and answered questions from the committee.



17SenateEd0302AttachC.pdf17SenateEd0302AttachC.pdf

BILL: Conf 17-Executive Director of the Department Of Higher Education and Colorado Commission on Higher Education
TIME: 02:06:12 PM
MOVED: Priola
MOTION: Refer the appointment of Dr. Kim Hunter Reed as the Executive Director of the Department Of Higher Education and Executive Director of the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Gardner
Yes
Merrifield
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Todd
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Priola
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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