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.
Jul. 13, 2016
President Kaler recieved positive feedback in a brief annual review.
May. 05, 2016
President Eric Kaler sat down with the Daily for this semester’s last Kickin’ It.
Apr. 14, 2016
Kaler’s proposal drew criticism from some Board of Regents members.
Apr. 12, 2016
University President Eric Kaler also commented on student gov’t initiatives and elections.
Mar. 22, 2016
President Eric Kaler discussed research ethics, the student health report and tuition rises.
Mar. 10, 2016
President Kaler released a divestment statement before the group discussed the issue
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  • Keaton Schmitt
Mar. 09, 2016
The group decided to remove resolutions from Students for Justice in Palestine and Students Supporting Israel from its agenda.
Mar. 07, 2016
President Kaler outlined his goals in his State of the University speech.
Feb. 29, 2016
A group of faculty members are circulating a letter to President Kaler urging him not to divest.
Feb. 15, 2016
Despite initial concerns with hiring a search firm, President Kaler said the U will use one.
Feb. 11, 2016
A report released Thursday found that some of the department's staff members had concerns about inadequate training for research staff.
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  • Kevin Beckman
Feb. 11, 2016
A report released Thursday found that some of the department's staff members had concerns about inadequate training for research staff.
Feb. 04, 2016
He also talked about a surge in crime and fetal tissue research.
Jan. 18, 2016
The governor recommended the U receive about $150 million for capital projects.

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