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University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler says on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, that if the state provides nearly $43 million, the university can keep tuition from rising for two years. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)

Kaler: U of M remains strong despite “perfect storm” around higher education

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MORRIS -- The University of Minnesota is in the middle of a “perfect storm” for higher education, but remains strong and dedicated to keeping “the public in public education” by working to “bend the curve” of cost increases by reforming programs and making potentially painful cuts, President Eric Kaler said in his second State of the University address Thursday.


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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.