The University has emphasized the economic impact of its infrastructure projects as the COVID-19 pandemic strains the state's economy.
The Minneapolis City Council met with local and state leaders Saturday to discuss ongoing protests and riots affecting the city after a police officer kneeled on George Floyd’s neck, killing him.
The University of Minnesota's allocation in the infrastructure bill was a point of debate for lawmakers on the last day of the legislative session.
The House failed to pass a bonding bill Saturday as the session nears an end.
Minnesota will begin lifting some social distancing restrictions and closures in coming days, Gov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday.
Senate DFL lawmakers released their proposal Wednesday, including funding for multiple University projects.
University officials follow federal guidelines when sending campus-wide safety notifications, but some community members say that's not enough.
President Eric Kaler met with board members at a Board of Regents retreat Wednesday in Chaska to discuss decreasing state support, alternative revenue sources and tuition, among other things. Board members said without adequate state funding, the University will need to consider “bold” solutions to prevent sharp resident tuition hikes, including examining the school’s current reciprocity agreements.
Gov. Tim Walz rolled out his biennial budget proposal Tuesday, which included less than half of the University of Minnesota’s request.
The Regent Candidate Advisory Council voted Friday to forward a total of 16 University of Minnesota Board of Regents candidates to the state Legislature for their consideration in the upcoming election.