University of Minnesota Board of Regents
A former Minnesota Democratic congressman, a retired Republican legislator and the ex-state transportation commissioner are in the running to land coveted seats on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. They and 16 other candidates learn Thursday who will stay in contention for five seats on the university’s 12-member governing board.
As tuition and student debt are on the rise, so is the scrutiny regarding executive pay at the University of Minnesota.
The chairwoman of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents says she’s seeking two legal opinions on whether regent and former state House speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest with a new Republican staff job at the Capitol.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents has approved a nearly $81 million overhaul of the Northrop building that will upgrade its well-known auditorium and increase space for academics.