Regents Pick Lone Finalist Joan Gabel For University Of Minnesota PresidentThe University of Minnesota's Board of Regents on Wednesday advanced Joan Gabel, provost at the University of South Carolina, as the single finalist for the president's job at Minnesota's landmark university. If ultimately selected, Gabel would become the first female president in the history of the University of Minnesota. "Provost Gabel has shown strong leadership at the University of South Carolina and her previous institutions, and the Presidential Search Advisory Committee strongly recommended her after in-depth analysis and a comparison of 67 total candidates," regents Chair David McMillan said in a news release.
U Of M President Kaler To Step Down Next YearKaler noted that his tenure at the University of Minnesota "already exceeds the national average."
U Of M Twin Cities Raises Tuition For Residents, Non-ResidentsThe University of Minnesota is raising tuition this fall at its Twin Cities campus. The Board of Regents voted Tuesday to approve a two percent tuition hike for Minnesota residents. But, for out-of-state, it's going up 12.5 percent.
Sexual Assault Survivors Speak Out At 'U' RallyA crowd of a couple hundred men and women marched through the University of Minnesota's campus to honor survivors of sexual violence Saturday.
'Far From Alone': 'U' Sexual Assault Survivors To Share Stories At Rally SaturdayAs students plan to march against sexual violence Saturday, new numbers show how many sex crimes are being reported on Minnesota college campuses.
'U' President Kaler Announces New Sexual Assault Prevention InitiativeThe University of Minnesota will take on a new initiative to address sexual assault prevention on campus.
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.