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U of M Board of Regents to review University of Minnesota - Minnesota Vikings agreement for use of TCF Bank Stadium

Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Media note: Media note: Media are asked to park in the University Ave. Ramp, 1926 University Ave. S.E., Minneapolis.

Who: University of Minnesota Board of Regents; U of M General Counsel Mark Rotenberg; U of M VP for University Services Pam Wheelock; Vikings VP for Legal Affairs and Chief Administrative Officer Kevin Warren
What: Facilities & Operations Committee meeting and press conference
Where:
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. S.E., Minneapolis (West Committee Room; 6th Floor)
When: 11:35 – 11:45 a.m. committee meeting (TV cameras may enter for set up during a committee recess at 11:25 a.m.) and noon press conference, Thursday, May 9, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (05/08/2013) – The University of Minnesota and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a Facility Use Agreement that allows the Vikings’ use of TCF Bank Stadium during the construction of the franchise’s new stadium.

The agreement, which is subject to approval by the University’s Board of Regents, will be presented to the Board’s Facilities & Operations Committee at 11:35 a.m. tomorrow (Thursday, May 9). The committee meeting is open to media and takes place in the West Committee Room on the sixth floor of the McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. S.E., Minneapolis.

The Facilities & Operations Committee will recess for 10 minutes at 11:25 a.m. Television cameras will be allowed to set up during this time.

The full Board will act on the committee’s report at its meeting on Friday, May 10.

Following Thursday morning’s committee meeting, a press conference will be held at noon in the West Committee Room at the McNamara Alumni Center. U of M General Counsel Mark Rotenberg, U of M VP for University Services Pam Wheelock and Vikings VP for Legal Affairs and Chief Administrative Officer Kevin Warren will answer questions from the media about this agreement.

Further information regarding the agreement and a full press release will be provided at that time.

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