Episode 29: How renaming was rejected

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In the Know: Breaking Down the U's News.

Tiffany Bui and Luke Diamond

On Friday afternoon, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted against renaming four buildings on campus 10-1. Regents said the University should address its complicated history in other ways and took issue with facts of the report. The rejection went against over one year of of student advocacy, a campus task force report, President Eric Kaler’s recommendations, and outcry from protestors, including longtime professor John Wright, at the meeting.