UMN Regents' update on Sviggum case expected today

Steve Sviggum

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents will discuss today how it will handle concerns that regent Steve Sviggum might face a potential conflict of interest with his job with the Senate GOP.

Here’s a quick roundup of the situation, and here’s a list of areas the U thinks Sviggum’s GOP job might be violating university code.

Sviggum told MPR’s Cathy Wurzer that he won’t step down even if the board sees a conflict, so it could get interesting.

I’ll be tweeting the proceedings under @MPRAFriedrich, will blog the result and broadcast it on MPR.

Stay tuned.