Austen Macalus


UMN looks to revamp long-standing lib ed requirements

Now, a University committee is moving forward with overhauling the curriculum, aiming to simplify and clarify the collection of courses mandated for every student on the Twin Cities campus. The Liberal Education Redesign Committee has amped up conversations, meeting with members of the Faculty Consultative Committee last week. The redesign is expected to go into place by the 2020 academic year.

Regents approve tuition surcharge for CSE students

The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents passed a tuition surcharge for College of Science and Engineering students, approved renovations to the University’s volleyball center and reviewed progress on a three-year plan to balance the Law School’s multi-million dollar deficit at meetings on Thursday and Friday.

In final semester, Kaler maintains a full agenda

From making a decision about Coffman Union to overseeing the University’s multi-million dollar legislative request, Kaler expects to accomplish a number of big-ticket items before President-Designate Joan Gabel takes over in July.