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.
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.
Dec. 16, 2015
The Daily also discussed protests, resignations and holiday break.
Dec. 12, 2015
An internal audit into the departments spending was released on Tuesday.
Dec. 12, 2015
Students gathered to show support for two facing student conduct charges
Dec. 11, 2015
University President Eric Kaler proposed increasing tuition to by 15 percent over the next four years.
Nov. 24, 2015
The Minnesota Daily discussed research funding, athletics and his recent trip to South Korea.
Nov. 24, 2015
The Association sent a message to U alumni about Sept. 11 memorial plans.
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Nov. 19, 2015
Kaler traveled to both Hong Kong and Seoul, South Korea, on a recent trip.
Oct. 28, 2015
The University president also discussed Whose Diversity? sanctions and data requests.
Sep. 03, 2015
Mike Ellis, associate athletic director for the University, has gone on voluntary leave while investigators look into five reports against him.
Aug. 07, 2015
Teague stepped down after two University employees complained about inappropriate texts and physical behavior.
Jul. 25, 2015
Features like a basement and additional exhibit space weren't originally slated in the plans, but will now be included.
Jul. 22, 2015
The U’s president discussed the school’s new police chief and regents, too.
Jun. 24, 2015
After debating how steep to raise tuition for nonresidents, regents settled on President Kaler's original proposal.


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