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.
May. 19, 2015

State legislators did not give the University of Minnesota funds for tuition freeze.

May. 11, 2015

An investigation of another University psychiatric drug study found errors. 

Apr. 30, 2015
He also discussed performance goals state lawmakers tied to U funding.
Apr. 03, 2015
In his fourth State of the University address Kaler announced plans to strengthen human research trials and reduce administrative costs.
Mar. 30, 2015
At a meeting on Friday, leaders suspended some drug trials and planned for research reforms.
Mar. 24, 2015
The president also discussed the University’s bereavement and sexual assault policies.
Mar. 06, 2015
The report found shortfalls in some of the University's research practices involving human participants.
Feb. 19, 2015
State legislators questioned how the University is using its funding from past budget cuts.
Feb. 11, 2015
The University president says the school plans to realign its budget request for 2016-17.
  • Charlie Bartlett
Feb. 10, 2015
Demonstrations were spurred by unrest regarding diversity on campus.
Feb. 09, 2015
The U held an event last week to find ways to create a more welcoming atmosphere.
  • Charlie Bartlett
Feb. 09, 2015
Ten to 15 students occupied President Eric Kaler's office Monday.
Jan. 15, 2015
Schools leaders assembled a report aimed at improving diversity and equity on campus.


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