State lawmakers are placing a heavy emphasis on helping residents outside of the Twin Cities this year, and higher education policies are no exception. Since Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in November, the state Legislature has shown an
From tuition relief to sexual assault prevention strategies, higher education policies are causing gridlock at the state Capitol this session. The Republican-controlled House passed its all-encompassing higher education bill
A bill that would partially fund a tuition freeze at the University of Minnesota is one step closer to approval from the full Legislature. Senators
University of Minnesota leaders and state lawmakers have proposed a new way to bolster the prominence of the Medical School. Legislators passed a plan last week that would allow the University to refinance state-approved loans from 2006 to build TCF Bank Stadium
State officials who will help determine the University of Minnesota’s budget unveiled a proposal Monday that doesn’t include funding for the school’s requested tuition freeze.
In his fifth State of the State address, Gov.
Gov. Mark Dayton gave his fifth State of the State address Thursday evening, reiterating education and transportation as his top priorities. “Right now, we have a rare moment of opportunity,” Dayton said during the speech. “The state of our state is good. Not everywhere. Not for everyone. But overall, Minnesota is doing better than it has for some time, and Minnesota is doing better than most other states.”
Gov. Mark Dayton suggested appropriating $100 million to the University of Minnesota for a variety of projects in his bonding bill proposal released Tuesday. The governorâÄôs plan âÄî which goes beyond the UniversityâÄôs initial request of $77 million âÄî marks a strong investment in higher education, one that has been met with mixed reactions from lawmakers.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler laid out his goals for next school year in his fourth annual State of the University address. Kaler addressed several priorities for the institution
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