Governor wants more money for University of Minnesota – Duluth

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In late January, Gov. Mark Dayton expressed “shock” over the size of the funding cut the University of Minnesota – Duluth received from the U system compared to the Twin Cities campus during the recession.

Now the Duluth News Tribune reports that Dayton, in announcing his new budget:

“… wants to increase the University of Minnesota budget by $5 million. While he and the Legislature cannot tell the university specifically how to spend the money, he said that he wants the money to go to the University of Minnesota Duluth.”

You can read the full article here.