Posted: March 22, 2019

Contact: Doug Anderson, doug.anderson@MinnState.edu, 651-201-1426

ST. PAUL, Minn., Mar. 22, 2019 – Governor Tim Walz today announced a revised budget proposal for FY2020 – FY2021 that adds to the new investment in the colleges and universities of Minnesota State.

In response, Minnesota State issued the following statement:

“We appreciate the revised budget proposal by Governor Walz – it is a positive step forward that will help our state colleges and universities continue to deliver the workforce talent Minnesota needs and address racial and economic disparities,” said Devinder Malhotra, chancellor of Minnesota State. “We will continue to work with Governor Walz and the legislature throughout the remainder of the session towards a final budget that will meet the needs of our students, ensure access and affordability of higher education, and ensure the financial and programmatic sustainability of our colleges and universities.”

For more information about the Minnesota State budget and bonding requests, visit www.minnstate.edu/legislative

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Minnesota State includes 30 community and technical colleges and seven state universities serving approximately 375,000 students. It is the fourth-largest system of two-year colleges and four-year universities in the United States.