May, Governor Pawlenty recommended a $185 million reduction
over two years for the University, which is 15% of what
the University currently receives from the state. What is
your opinion on this budget reduction?
It was too large.
It was fair.
It should have been larger.
Funding Issues & Priorities
important, if at all, is each of the following possible
new building/capital projects for the University of Minnesota?
much of a problem, if at all, is each of the following issues
at the University?
of Financial Aid Available
Freeze for U Staff
Freeze for U Faculty
of Funding for Technology
of Student Jobs
Next we would like you to
consider issues related to
the new Minnesota Conceal & Carry Gun Law.
& Carry Gun Law
of the Time
to Minnesota's Conceal and Carry Law, to what
extent did you think about whether or not anyone
had a gun when you went out?
the Conceal and Carry Law, to what extent do you
think about whether or not anyone has a gun when
you go out?
store you have shopped at in the past recently
posted a sign banning concealed handguns on the
premises. How likely are you to shop at the store
in the future?
store you have shopped at in the past has NO policy
banning concealed handguns on the premises. How
likely are you to shop at that store in the future?
Since the Conceal & Carry Law was
passed in April 2003, how has your sense of safety changed, if at
all, in each of the following situations? Select the response that
best represents your sense of safety.
feel less safe
feel the same
feel more safe
alone during the day in your neighborhood
alone during the night in your neighborhood
at your favorite mall
a large public event
around the city
Conceal & Carry Law makes me feel safer overall.
a gun in the home increases the safety of the
people who live there.
Understanding the Law
We would like you to answer a few
questions to gauge your understanding of various aspects of the
new law. Please respond to each question to the best of your ability.
Assume for each question that the proper license has been obtained.
are allowed in public school building.
are allowed in public school parking lots.
are allowed in government buildings.
gun must always be concealed.
of private establishments may ban guns by posting
visiting a business that bans guns, you can leave
the gun in the trunk of a car.
can ban guns from parking facilities they own.
Transit bus drivers may carry a gun.
may ban guns of guests for an apartment complex
is illegal to carry a gun if under the influence
can ban guns on all city property.
Politics and Attitudes about Guns
law is supported by the majority of Minnesotans (over 50%).
the Carry and Conceal Law, how likely are you to buy a gun?
About the Same
the Carry and Conceal Law, how likely are you to carry a
About the Same
We appreciate your responses to
the previous questions. To help us understand responses from various
communities and the issues related to different communities, we
would also appreciate some information about you. Again, this information
will not be linked to you personally and will only be used for comparative
SINGLE role BEST describes your relationship with the University?
Student >>>> IF
STUDENT, please answer the student questions below
Friend or Relative of University Student or Employee
In a Business Associated with the University
No Relationship with the University
YOUR PRIMARY ROLE WITH THE UNIVERSITY (ABOVE) IS STUDENT,
PLEASE ANSWER THESE TWO QUESTIONS:
you an International student?
you an undergraduate or graduate/professional student?
you male or female?
is your age?
long have you lived in Minnesota?
Less than 1 year
Over 6 years, but not my whole life
My whole life
you for completing our survey.
Your participation is important to our training. Thanks