Students Arrested While Protesting 'U' Tuition HikeUniversity of Minnesota officials are considering a 7.5 percent increase for nonresident students instead of a nearly 10 percent increase. The university's board of regents approved a 2.5-percent tuition increase next year for in-state students.
Mark Coyle Named New Gophers Athletic DirectorUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler announced Wednesday that Mark Coyle is the school's next athletic director.
Kaler Announces Search Firm, Committee For Gophers ADUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler announced Wednesday that the school has retained the Turnkey Search firm to assist in the hire of its next athletic director.
'U' President: We Want Jerry Kill To Remain In The MixUniversity of Minnesota president Eric Kaler said he is hopeful the school can find a way to keep former football coach Jerry Kill in the fold even as Kill talked about moving on to other ventures. Kill was forced to retire seven games into last season because of epilepsy.
U Of M President Kaler Releases Action Plan After Athletics Dept. InvestigationUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler promised greater oversight of athletics department spending Friday after an internal auditor found frequent policy violations under former athletic director Norwood Teague, and Kaler said his administration will consider discipline for employees who received improper reimbursements for expenses.
U Of M Exploring Medical Center MergerThe University of Minnesota is exploring options to improve its medical center.
U Of M Office Of Information Technology CIO ResignsThe Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the University of Minnesota's Office of Information Technology has resigned. According to University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler, the university accepted Scott Studham's resignation Friday.
U Of Minnesota President Takes Responsibility For Hiring TeagueUniversity of Minnesota president Eric Kaler says he takes "full responsibility" for hiring Norwood Teague as the Gophers' athletic director. Kaler told WCCO-AM Wednesday he hired Teague and that he takes "full responsibility for doing that. That's my job."
Minnesota President: Additional Complaints Against TeagueUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler says the school has received "a small number" of additional complaints of sexual harassment by Norwood Teague since the athletic director resigned.
U Of M President Backs Off Comments About Teague ResignationUniversity of Minnesota president Eric Kaler retreated Friday from comments he made right after athletic director Norwood Teague's surprise resignation over sexual harassment allegations late last week, when he suggested it all happened because Teague had been served too much alcohol.
Lots Of Speculation On The U’s Next Athletic DirectorAs the dust settles over the resignation of University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague, the search for a new leader has yet to officially begin.
Amid Questions Over AD, U Of M Launches InvestigationUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and the chair of the university's Board of Regents have agreed to a major independent investigation of the school's athletic department.