Reinforcing U of M's Statewide Impact, Importance

Matt Kramer, vice president of university and government relations, discussed the U's statewide impact through research, education, and service.

“The U of M’s impact is enormous and the economic impact, it’s just a giant number,” he explained. “But if we can’t demonstrate that value to rural legislators and show them how we are linked to successes in Greater Minnesota, they don’t have a good reason to say in their caucus, ‘Hey, let’s not cut the U of M anymore.’..."

Read the full opinion piece in the Crookston Times. (Article published in July 2018, now archived)