There's growing pressure for the legislature to elect new University of Minnesota regents as the end of session nears.
The Dinkytown Tim Horton’s is rumored to be closing along with a number of other Twin Cities location, according to reporting from the Pioneer Press.
The University of Minnesota may soon become one of the first universities in the nation to institutionalize online voter registration for incoming students.
The State of Minnesota had long intended to pay two-thirds of students’ public higher education costs; this is now a distant memory that resurfaces at the Legislature when lawmakers discuss college affordability.
Minnesota House and Senate higher education committees rolled out vastly different session priorities last week in their respective omnibus bills.
The University of Minnesota received a sizeable amount of capital investment funding from a recently passed House bill, but Republican lawmakers say the bill is unlikely to pass if it makes it to the floor.
The state Legislature is closer to passing another attempt to curb administrative bloat at the University of Minnesota.
House leadership has twice postponed a joint House and Senate meeting to choose two at-large seats, the student regent seat and the 5th Congressional District seat up for election. A division in the House about which slate of regent candidates should be selected has sparked this delay, lawmakers say.
House DFL leadership announced plans to overfund the University of Minnesota's legislative request Thursday in hopes of freezing tuition.