As a part of the Minnesota State system, Alexandria Technical & Community College receives funding via the legislative request submitted by Minnesota State.

Minnesota State is the fifth largest system of colleges and universities in the nation with 30 state colleges and universities across the state that serve as an essential resource to students, business, and industry.

In addition to requesting its operating budget, Minnesota State is requesting $246 million in new funding for fiscal years 2020 and 2021.


FY2020-FY2021 MINNESOTA STATE LEGISLATIVE REQUEST

$246 million in new funding over the next biennium

  • $169 million to provide high-quality programs and fund inflationary costs at three percent
  • $37 million for critical technology replacement (ISRS Next Generation)
  • $25 million for two new grant programs
  • $15 million to address the workforce gap

To see the Minnesota State FY2020-FY2021 Budget Request, External Website: Minnesota State FY2020-FY2021 Budget Request (PDF) .

To see the complete Minnesota State FY2020-FY2021 Legislative Request book, External Website: Minnesota State FY2020-FY2021 Legislative Request (PDF) .


IMPACT OF THE MINNESOTA STATE LEGISLATIVE REQUEST TO ALEXANDRIA TECHNICAL & COMMUNITY COLLEGE

  • A fully funded request will allow us to continue funding the purchase of equipment to keep technical programs relevant and grow new and expand existing healthcare programs.
  • Not fully funded request will cause us to:
    • Prevent replacement of program specific technology and IT infrastructure
    • Put the college at financial risk

To learn more about the impact of the Minnesota State legislative request to Alexandria Technical & Community College, Impact of the Minnesota State legislative request to Alexandria Technical & Community College (PDF) .


2020 ALEXANDRIA TECHNICAL & COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAPITAL REQUEST

Should any portion of the Minnesota State capital request be funded, Alexandria Technical & Community College is included for:

  • $7.7 million in asset preservation and replacement to replace roof, HVAC, and repair exterior

EXTRAORDINARY REASONS TO FUND MINNESOTA STATE AND ALEXANDRIA TECHNICAL & COMMUNITY COLLEGE

  • Alexandria Technical & Community College is one of 37 state colleges and universities that are part of the Minnesota State system.
  • The colleges and universities that make up Minnesota State are home to 54 campuses, including Alexandria Technical & Community College.
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College partners with 3M, Ziegler Cat, Knute Nelson, MN Department of Safety, and others in an effort to make sure we offer the right programs, in the right places, turning out the right number of graduates who are prepared with the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful in the jobs of the future.

See the Minnesota State Extraordinary Facts sheet by External Website: Minnesota State Extraordinary Facts (PDF) .


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