Higher Education

Senator Greg Clausen

Higher Education Budget Bill reaches the floor with a very low budget target

Today on the Senate floor, Senate Republicans voted for an under-funded Higher Education Omnibus Budget Bill (SF 975) that invests just $43 million in Minnesota’s post-secondary institutions and students. Though the bill increases the student grant fund, it falls short in funding both the University of Minnesota and Minnesota State at a time when both systems have faced serious budget challenges due to the pandemic.

Senator Greg Clausen and Senator Kari Dziedzic to hold Twitter Town Hall on Higher Education

ST. PAUL, MN – As budget negotiations continue on higher education, Sen. Greg Clausen and Sen. Kari Dziedzic are inviting Minnesota higher education institutions, students, student associations, and the public to join the conversation on the higher education budget which… Read More »Senator Greg Clausen and Senator Kari Dziedzic to hold Twitter Town Hall on Higher Education