Board Of Regents
A former Democratic congressman and a retired Republican legislator have been left off a list of finalists for the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. The Regent Candidate Advisory Council forwarded 10 finalists Thursday for five seats on the university’s governing board.
It’s the final week for candidates to put their names into consideration for the University of Minnesota Board of Regents. The Legislature will elect five regents to the state’s 12-member governing board next year.
University of Minnesota Regent and retired Cargill executive David M. Larson has died at age 70, the university said Monday. Larson’s family said he died Saturday after a brief illness, according to the university. Larson, of Wayzata, was in his second term as a regent.
University of Minnesota officials are expecting a decline in high school graduates in the near future, and this means they’re coming up with new ways to attract students. The U is planning to ramp up recruitment of out-of-state students, increase financial aid and continue a two-year freeze on tuition.
The University of Minnesota announced there will be no increase in the cost for classes for the following school year. The Board or Regents approved to extend tuition freeze for the 2014-2015 school year as part of an agreement that was made with Minnesota lawmakers last year.
Students in Minneapolis celebrated the legacy of one of our community’s Civil Rights leaders. Mayor Betsy Hodges was at Emerson Spanish Immersion Learning Center to declare Friday “Dr. Josie R. Johnson Day.”
Students fearing a spike in on-campus and off-campus crime are breathing a sigh of relief after the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents decided to reinvest $4.1 million into school safety.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler says he wants to cut administrative costs by $90 million over the next six years. Kalar told the Board of Regents Friday he wants to cut $15 million a year, starting this year. The money would be used for non-administrative activities and to curb the increased cost of attendance for students.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Thursday.
The Gophers baseball team is about to break ground on a new stadium.
The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents has approved an agreement with the Minnesota Vikings that allows the use of TCF Bank Stadium during the NFL team’s construction of its new stadium.
Tuition at the University of Minnesota would rise 3.5 percent, or $410, for in-state residents under the first budget proposed by new President Eric Kaler.
The Minnesota Legislature has selected an insurance agency owner to serve on the University of Minnesota Board of Regents.
A University of Minnesota regent has given up his position on the board after its members forced Steve Sviggum to choose between his regent post or his job with the Senate Republican Caucus.
A panel of the University of Minnesota Board of Regents will meet Friday to determine whether Regent Steve Sviggum has a conflict of interest.