New lows for higher ed? The governor's proposed budget delivers a double hit to Minnesota's higher education systems -- a reduction in funding and caps on tuition hikes. University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks and MnSCU Chancellor James McCormick join MPR's Gary Eichten to discuss their options.11:00 a.m.
Robert Bruininks: President, University of Minnesota
James McCormick: Chancellor, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
America Abroad: Explaining America U.S. public diplomacy was a crucial weapon in the Cold War, but today America is shooting blanks in the information war. America Abroad's documentary "Explaining America" traces America's efforts to present itself to the world over the last century, and visits Morocco and Egypt to see how America's image is faring today.12:00 p.m.
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