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University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks addressed a Community Coffee gathering Saturday morning at the Stevens County Historical Museum, in Morris.

U president: Problems exist but UMM campus sound

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By Tom Larson

Sun Tribune

The University of Minnesota, Morris is suffering severe economic problems, as are the U of M system, the state, country and the world.


But that doesn't portend the possible closure of the Morris campus, U of M President Bob Bruininks said Saturday.

In fact, UMM's unique qualities might actually position the campus for future growth in such a financial climate, he said.

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