Where does the University's money go?

  • Article by: Eva von Dassow and Timothy Brennan
  • Updated: April 6, 2009 - 4:56 PM

Minnesota’s dire economic straits mean budget cuts for every state-supported entity. Accordingly, the University of Minnesota is facing a drastic reduction in its state appropriation. How drastic has yet to be decided, but Gov. Tim Pawlenty has recommended a reduction of $151 million for the coming biennium, plus a further $36 million reduction starting in 2010.

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