University of Minnesota Regents passed a budget that cuts millions and raises tuition, but not before board members offered strong words.
The regents of the University of Minnesota are scheduled to vote Monday on a budget that will increase tuition 5 percent for most undergraduates while cutting millions of dollars in expenses.
University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks is hinting that proposed cuts in state support could mean fewer university employees in the 2012 budget.
The University of Minnesota hired it’s 16th president on Thursday, offering him a compensation package worth $610,000, which would put him about in the middle of his fellow Big Ten presidents.
University of Minnesota regents are expected to approve a budget today with $105 million cuts and a 4.4 percent tuition increase for in-state undergraduates.