Monday, March 31
(Minneapolis, MN) -- The pressure is on administrators at the University of Minnesota from students and faculty members to cancel an upcoming speech by Condoleezza Rice. The former U.S. Secretary of State is scheduled to speak on campus on April 17th as part of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs' lecture series. Rice is expected to speak about civil rights. The University Senate is expected to vote next week to urge the university to pull the invitation due to the role they say Rice played quote, Ato mislead the American peopleA into the war in Iraq.