Eric Kaler

University’s 16th president took office July 1st, 2011 during a tumultuous period for the school and the state. His first day on the job coincided with an ongoing state shutdown. A few days later he presented a budget to the Board of Regents that increased tuition and was heavy in cuts. He replaced former president Bob Bruininks.
Aug. 06, 2014
U leaders will ask lawmakers for a funding boost to lengthen the current tuition freeze.
Jul. 23, 2014
The University president also discussed his goals for the institution and how the new campus tobacco ban is enforced.
Jul. 16, 2014
Under his new, recently approved contract, President Eric Kaler will earn nearly $1 million in fiscal year 2020.
Jul. 09, 2014
His base pay is now $625,250 per year, a 2.5 percent increase from his previous pay.
Jul. 02, 2014
University of Minnesota officials say the increase comes from an improving economy and a new approach to talking with donors.
Jul. 02, 2014
The University also set aside $15 million for merit-based faculty and staff pay raises for next year’s budget.
Jul. 02, 2014
Other Twin Cities schools are hesitant to create their own adjunct unions.
Jun. 26, 2014
The Washington Redskins are scheduled to play the Minnesota Vikings at the TCF Bank Stadium this fall.
Jun. 18, 2014
A policy change will have unsold student season passes go public sooner.
Jun. 14, 2014
The board also voted to allow earlier public sales of unsold student football tickets.
Jun. 04, 2014
A $500,000 boost for the college in Kaler’s budget could add more advisers.
Jun. 04, 2014
University President Eric Kaler’s budget for next year allocates money to combat a loss of tuition revenue.
May. 28, 2014
President Kaler’s budget for next year axes more than 100 top leadership positions.
May. 10, 2014
At a forum on Friday, protesters also commemorated the ten-year anniversary of Dan Markingson's death.
May. 08, 2014
President Eric Kaler’s proposed budget continues the freeze for resident undergraduates.


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