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Regents David McMillan (left) and John Frobenius (right) visited the University of Minnesota, Morris on Thursday, Nov. 1 and Friday, Nov. 2 to discuss the importance of public investment in the University of Minnesota. They were joined by Regents Thomas Devine and Richard Beeson. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)

Regents emphasize need for support from students and business leaders in appealing to legislature

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MORRIS - In order for the University of Minnesota to build support with the state legislature, two key stakeholders - students and business leaders - need to participate in sharing the University's story, said University of Minnesota Regent David McMillan during a visit to the University of Minnesota, Morris last week.


"If we can demonstrate to legislators that we're not taking either of those for granted, it changes the way the message is delivered," said McMillan.

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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.