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March 11, 2011

The Case for Investing in the University of Minnesota


The legislative session is well underway, and the University of Minnesota faces the possibility of additional deep reductions to state funding for 2011-12 and 2012-13. During the last month, we have worked hard to make the case for investing in the University in order to promote economic growth and global competitiveness for the state of Minnesota and its citizens. 
It is important for the entire University community, as well as our alumni, friends, and supporters across the state and around the world, to stay informed and engaged at this crucial time. Please take a moment to review the links below, and don't hesitate to share with others the reasons why this great University matters to Minnesota.

March 2, 2011

2011 State of the University Address


Please join me at the 2011 State of the University Address, this Thursday, March 3, at 3 p.m. in the Coffman Memorial Union Theater. A brief question-and-answer period and reception will follow the address. 

The State of the University will also be broadcast via ITV to all campuses.

Crookston -- 220 Dowell Hall
Duluth -- 173 Kirby Plaza
Morris -- Science Auditorium 
Rochester -- 419 University Square

To participate online, please visit livestream.com/umntv just prior to the start of the speech. (Please note that the time noted at the top of this web page is Eastern Standard Time; the address does, in fact, begin at 3 p.m. Central.) Disability accommodations are available upon request; please call University Relations at 612-624-6868. I hope to see you there.

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Robert H. Bruininks
President