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U of M students and administrators to rally at Capitol Thursday

University of Minnesota students and officials will rally at the state Capitol Thursday for the annual "Support the U Day."

University President Eric Kaler and members of the Board of Regents will attend the student-sponsored rally, which is intended to seek support from  legislators for the University's budget request.

This year, the University is offering to freeze tuition in exchange for more state money.

The day's events include:

  • 11 a.m. – Registration, Capitol Rotunda
  • Noon – Rally, Capitol Rotunda
  • 12:30 p.m. – Lunch, Capitol Great Hall
  • 1-3 p.m. – Meetings with legislators
  • 1-3 p.m. – Discover the U exhibits, Capitol Rotunda.

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