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.
Apr. 14, 2014
The board is tasked with supporting the U’s president while holding him accountable.
Apr. 09, 2014
Every president establishes broad goals for the University, and Kaler’s will roll out in fall.
Apr. 02, 2014
The president also discussed problems on the University's Duluth campus and April Fools’ Day jokes.
Mar. 31, 2014
Students from all five University campuses flocked to the Capitol on Thursday to push for state funding.
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Mar. 27, 2014
Lawmakers proposed a bill that would create an endowment for low-income high school students.
Mar. 12, 2014
The proposal would help low-income Minnesota students pay for college.
Mar. 11, 2014
Some in City Hall are skeptical of the University’s interest in development.
Mar. 10, 2014
University President Eric Kaler announced his main priorities for this year in his third State of the University address Thursday.
Mar. 05, 2014
Each capital request project affects future ones, Kaler told a Senate committee Tuesday.
Mar. 04, 2014
Legislators asked how the U will bounce back if its full funding request is denied.
Mar. 04, 2014
The Duluth campus is reorganizing to make up for a large budget shortfall.
Mar. 03, 2014
The president also discussed Jerry Kill’s contract and development around the U.
Feb. 24, 2014
The policy banning smoking, selling or advertising tobacco and electronic cigarettes on University of Minnesota property will take effect July 1.
Feb. 17, 2014
Without a tuition freeze on the table, it’s tougher to gain student support.
Feb. 03, 2014
University officials endorsed the measure at a state House committee meeting Thursday.

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