University of Minnesota President Eric W. Kaler today signed a contract extension to continue his presidency through June 30, 2020. The University’s Board of Regents approved the extension after a discussion and unanimous vote today.
More than 445,000 University of Minnesota alumni make a difference at the University, in Minnesota and across the globe. The University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) will share how in its annual update to the Board of Regents Wednesday, July 9.
To benefit future leaders in Minnesota, the University of Minnesota will donate its share of Pennsylvania State University’s forfeited 2013-14 football bowl revenue to 18 youth-oriented charitable organizations across the state. Sanctioned imposed on Penn State from 2012-13 through 2015-16 designate all its bowl revenue for charitable donations.
June 18, 2014
Youth in Minneapolis’ Southeast Como neighborhood will gain access to new sports equipment and clinics this year through one of six projects sharing $115,400 in funding from the University of Minnesota Good Neighbor Fund and Minnesota Vikings Partnership Fund.
June 13, 2014
The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents today approved a fiscal year 2015 operating budget that freezes tuition for the second time in two years for Minnesota resident undergraduates, commits to more than $20 million in administrative savings and invests more than $23 million in academics.
Funding allocated to the University of Minnesota by the Minnesota Legislature — $119.4 million — will allow the U to advance world-class research that addresses the state’s most pressing challenges, fuels our economy and better prepares nearly 70,000 U of M students for a global marketplace.
The University’s Board of Regents will conduct a final review and act on these projects, part of the annual capital improvement budget, at its meetings Thursday and Friday, June 12-13.
May 19, 2014
University of Minnesota Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Karen Hanson today announced the appointment of Brian Buhr as dean of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) and director of the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station.