Board of Regents

University’s head authority consists of 12 members elected by the Minnesota Legislature from each of the state’s eight congressional districts, along with four members representing the state at large. The board oversees executive, academic and financial policies – from the cost of tuition and financial aid, to student code of conduct. These policies provide the framework for University’s function and all other administrative policies.
Jul. 01, 2015
Recent property purchases signal a change in U land acquisition strategy.
 
Jun. 24, 2015

After debating how steep to raise tuition for nonresidents, regents settled on President Kaler’s original proposal. 

Jun. 12, 2015

Workers called for raises and to reinstate a scholarship that allowed them to take classes for free.

Jun. 12, 2015

The safeguards are expected to take up to a year to implement.

Jun. 09, 2015

The plan comes after two reports blasted the U's human research practices

Mar. 27, 2015
Regents and administrators vowed to improve human research ethics in the wake of two critical reports.
Mar. 12, 2015
University officials said access to the transitway roads would require a change to school policy.
Mar. 12, 2015
A recent report to the Board of Regents updated them on the University’s sustainability results from recent years.
Mar. 05, 2015
State lawmakers picked two newcomers and three past regents to lead the U’s governing board on Wednesday.
Feb. 25, 2015
A presentation at a recent Board of Regents meeting showed the current distribution of merit- and need-based aid.
Feb. 18, 2015
Regents voted to try selling off the property to a private firm after having spent $12M on it.
Feb. 16, 2015
School officials slimmed down the school’s request to better match the governor’s proposal.
Feb. 11, 2015
At a joint committee meeting, state officials recommended candidates who they support in the Board of Regents election.
Feb. 11, 2015
An open letter gains political support and raises questions about clinical drug trials.
Feb. 09, 2015
Dr. Claire Bender dropped out of the race for personal reasons, and her vacancy may be filled.

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