A tuition freeze looks like it would benefit students at the University of Minnesota, where tuition has doubled since 2001. But this is a simplistic, short-term point of view. The state has already limited the revenues of public universities through insufficient funding. Constricting revenues even further by freezing tuition will hamstring them and lower educational quality across the board.
— The Minnesota Daily editorial board in a piece opposing a tuition-freeze bill proposed by State Sen. John Carlson, R-Bemidji. Carlson is expected to speak on the subject during Student Day at the Capitol tomorrow, where students will rally over tuition..