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Minnesota State University Moorhead students listen as speakers including MSUM President Edna Szymanski and Minnesota State Community and Technical College President Ann Valentine speak Thursday at MSUM. (Dave Wallis/The Forum)

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MOORHEAD - Investing in higher education is an economic stimulus package, a university president said Thursday.

Minnesota State University Moorhead President Edna Szymanski told a group of students cutting higher education spending is the wrong approach to helping this region.


"I fear that the proposed budget cuts will stimulate a downward spiral for the state and especially for our region of northwest Minnesota," Szymanski said.

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