Kaler: Tuition Plan Won't Fill Need For Health Professionals A Senate DFL plan to offer free tuition at community colleges won't help the state's production of future doctors, dentists and other health care professionals, the University of Minnesota's president said Tuesday.
UMinn President: Keep Redskins Name Out Of Stadium The University of Minnesota says it's working with the Minnesota Vikings to keep the Washington Redskins' nickname from being used when the two teams play on campus in November. University President Eric Kaler gave the assurances in a letter to U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, a Democrat who has said using the name would violate school policies on equity and diversity.
U Of M Approves Contract Extension For President KalerThe University of Minnesota announced Wednesday it has agreed on a contract extension for President Eric Kaler. Kaler signed a five-year contract extension that will keep him as the U of M president through June 30, 2020.
University Of Minnesota Honors BorlaugThe University of Minnesota is hosting a celebration of the 100th birthday of Norman Borlaug, one of the school's most celebrated graduates. Borlaug's pioneering work on plant breeding helped Mexico, India and Pakistan become self-sufficient in wheat production.
Kaler Asks For $299M For University Construction ProjectsUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler warned that world-famous research at the U could slow down if the legislature does not approve funding to update its century-old laboratories.
Minn. Senate Panel Looks Into Campus Safety Minnesota senators are hoping to learn more about campus crime and security in the wake of several high-profile incidents. The Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee was holding a hearing Tuesday.
U Of M Stepping Up Patrols, Security After RobberiesIn a letter to students and faculty, President Eric Kaler said Tuesday the school will increase patrols on and near campus, add security cameras in high traffic and public areas and enhance building security.
U Of M Opens New Siebert FieldOnly in Minnesota do you open a ballpark with snow piled on the side.
Report Finds A Little Fat For University To Trim The University of Minnesota will bring a bright, but not perfect, picture of its management structure to the Capitol next week.
U of Minn. Hires Firm To Study Admin. CostsThe University of Minnesota has hired an outside consulting firm to analyze the university's administrative costs and report to state lawmakers.
'U Of M' President Defends Spending, Calls WSJ Report MisleadingUniversity of Minnesota President Eric Kaler addressed state lawmakers Tuesday and defended the University against charges made by a national newspaper.