The Minnesota Daily

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Some computer, phone services to be disrupted

May 23, 1996

The construction in Dinkytown will affect more than automobile traffic this weekend. On Saturday, fiber-optic cables that control a portion of the University's computer communications in the St. Paul...

Uniform grading policy planned

May 21, 1996

After more than a year of discussion on the subject, a uniform grading policy for the University system could be approved by fall. The University Senate decided earlier this month to send the proposed...

U’s financial future worries Gov. Carlson

May 14, 1996

In a letter to Board of Regents Chairman Tom Reagan, Gov. Arne Carlson chastised the University because he said it will run up a $300 million debt by the year 2000. But Carlson has those numbers wrong,...

Resigning VP looks forward to life outside work

May 14, 1996

Sue Markham, the associate vice president for Facilities Management, announced her resignation Monday. She will step down June 14. "It's like leaving family," said Markham of her decision to resign and...

Revenue increase will bring higher tuition

May 13, 1996

Despite the efforts of a few regents, student tuition will bear a 7.5 percent revenue increase next year. The Board of Regents voted Friday to approve the University's 1996-97 budget. Included in the...

Tuition change faces hurdles

May 10, 1996

The Faculty, Staff and Student Affairs Committee voted Thursday to change the tuition reciprocity agreement for Wisconsin students who wish to attend the University's Law School or College of Pharmacy. The...

Provost Allen defends plan to merge two of U’s colleges

May 10, 1996

Board of Regents committee members focused on proposed structural changes to Professional Studies, even though they won't vote on the issue until July. Gene Allen, provost for professional studies, made...

Regents to vote on reciprocity

May 8, 1996

Wisconsin students who want to attend the University's Law School or College of Pharmacy will pay the same tuition as Minnesota students if the Board of Regents approves a reciprocity agreement this week. The...

Committee gives budget proposal

February 23, 1996

Citing a need for fiscal responsibility, the Senate Higher Education subcommittee recommended Thursday a budget figure for Minnesota colleges and universities that was less than proposals from the House...

Tuition-reduction bill passes committee

February 22, 1996

University students might get a tuition break next year, courtesy of the state Legislature. The Higher Education Finance Division of the House Education Committee approved legislation Wednesday that will...

Lawmakers want to tiefunding to performance

February 21, 1996

The University's Academic Health Center might receive more money from the Legislature -- but there's a catch. The University of Minnesota Finance Division of the House Education Committee recommended...