During its meeting Friday, the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents voted to approve renovations to its academic health center and discussed changes to the Athletics Department, among other topics.
Despite approving the largest coaching contract in school history last week, the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents is divided over whether they should approve large coaching contracts. Regents have debated for months over whether they should approve high-dollar coaching contracts — like P.J.
Three current regents and a former board member were recommended Tuesday for four open seats on the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents. A joint meeting of the Senate and House higher education committees nominated former-regent Steve Sviggum and incumbents Darrin Rosha, David McMillan and Tom Devinefor the open positions after interviewing finalists. Sviggum, who wasn’t vetted by the Regent Candidate Advisory Council — which screens and recommends candidates — was nominated at the meeting.
Though she would eventually serve for years on the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents, Laura Brod’s first memories of the school were watching her brothers play hockey. “My parents would throw me in the car ... I’d grab a little blanket, and we’d come up here every Sunday night and watch intramural hockey,” Brod said.
After days of interviews from a screening council, the list of candidates for the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents was narrowed to 12 last month. The Regent Candidate Advisory Council — the body that screens and recommends candidates — released its recommendations Jan.
The Minnesota Daily sat down with University President Erik Kaler Wednesday for the first Kickin’ It with Kaler of 2017.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler released a statement Sunday night expressing concern over President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. While he didn’t take a position on Trump’s order, Kaler said the University has a long history of welcoming students and faculty from around the world, and that the school will support those affected by the order.
A bill was introduced in the Minnesota State Senate that could ease the burden of debt for Minnesota college students. The bill — authored by Sen.
In the next five years, new Gophers football head coach P.J. Fleck could rake in $18 million, generating concern among some University of Minnesota regents. The compensation — making Fleck the highest paid state employee — makes a few on the Board of Regents uneasy. But even some regents comfortable with the cost complain the level of authority the board has over employment contracts is unclear.
a seat on the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents has been narrowed to 12 after three days of interviews. The 12 finalists, which include three current regents, the CEO of General Mills, a former Gophers and Green Bay Packers football player and a Twin Cities radiologist, among others, are competing to fill four seats on the board.