Isabella Murray


Lawmakers emphasize need for nonpartisan regent selection process

At a joint meeting of the House and Senate higher education committees Monday, legislators will recommend candidates for the University of Minnesota's Board of Regents. Legislators, council members and regents said despite past controversies surrounding regent selection, lawmakers need to work with the Regent Candidate Advisory Council to prevent the election process from becoming political. 

Lawmakers weigh in on UMN capital request

University of Minnesota representatives testified in front of the state’s House Capital Investment Division for the first time this week as officials weigh the likelihood of a bonding bill this session.