MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A special committee of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents is set to meet Tuesday in the first of two meetings to determine if former House Speaker Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest in serving as a regent.
Sviggum is also a lecturer in the university’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs. Among other things, the regents set the budget for university.READ MORE: 'The Most Kind-Hearted Young Man': Family Speaks Out After 19-Year-Old Killed In Forklift Accident
Regents Chairman Clyde Allen, Vice Chair Linda Cohen and Regent Patricia Simmons are set to meet Tuesday afternoon to get organized then meet again Thursday afternoon to make a determination. They will report their decision to the full board during its May meeting.READ MORE: Corrections Officers' Duty Disability Retirement In MN Doesn't Cover Health Insurance
Sviggum was sworn in as a regent earlier this month.MORE NEWS: Camp Empowers Young Women To Fight Violence
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