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Coaches Bracing For Fallout At Minnesota

Moments after Joel Maturi announced his retirement as athletic director at Minnesota, a group of reporters gathered around Golden Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson to get his reaction.


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U Of M To Seek $170M From State For Building Plans

University of Minnesota regents are expected to approve a formal request to the Legislature for $170 million in building and renovation projects during their regular meeting Friday.


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U Of Minn. Hosts Parents Weekend

It’s parents weekend at the University of Minnesota and more than 1,400 family members from around the state are expected on the Twin Cities campus.


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Kaler Inaugurated As 16th ‘U’ President

Eric Kaler was inaugurated as the 16th president of the University of Minnesota on Thursday, using his inaugural address to stress the importance of quickly transforming the workings of the institution while preserving its historical commitments to affordable education and research.


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UMinn Has Grand Plans For Surplus $25 Million

The University of Minnesota has been budgeted about $25 million more than it was expecting.


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University Of Minnesota Convocation Set

Thousands of incoming freshmen will gather at Mariucci Arena for the University of Minnesota’s 2011 convocation ceremony.


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U Of M President To Visit Farmfest

New University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler will make his first community visit this week when he attends Farmfest in Redwood County.


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Kaler Talks About His First Week At U Of M

Eric Kaler stopped by WCCO 4 News Sunday morning to talk with Esme Murphy about his first week in office and what lies ahead at the University of Minnesota.


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New ‘U’ President Talks Priorities & Changes

It’s the first official day on the job for Eric Kaler, the 16th President of the University of Minnesota. He informally assumed the reins and responsibility for the U’s $3.7 billion budget last Friday, the same day the state government shutdown went into effect.


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New President Takes Office At U Of M This Week

The University of Minnesota gets a new president this week when Eric Kaler officially takes the top job on Friday.


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U Of M Regents Pick Kaler As President

The University of Minnesota hired it’s 16th president on Thursday, offering him a compensation package worth $610,000, which would put him about in the middle of his fellow Big Ten presidents.


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‘U’ President Finalist Faces Long Day Of Meetings

The man with the inside track to be the next president of the University of Minnesota will be on campus Wednesday meeting with deans, regents and faculty members.


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Fundraising A Priority For U Of M Finalist

The man poised to become the next president of the University of Minnesota has big ambitions for the university, but they won’t come cheap.


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One Finalist Named In U Of M President Search

One finalist has been named in the search for someone to replace University of Minnesota President Robert Bruininks.