Brian Edwards


Eric Kaler talks football, tuition

Just in time for the semester’s final issue, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler sat down with the Minnesota Daily for December’s edition of Kickin’ It with Kaler.  In this question-and-answer session, Kaler talked about proposed tuition increases, the athletics department and successes over the past year.

For athletics, revenue up but profits stagnant

Sell-out crowds, prime-time games and increased revenues don’t equal profitability for the University of Minnesota’s athletics department.   Mirroring a nationwide trend, the University athletics department ran a deficit last year, according to a recent study by the National Collegiate Athletics Association.

U asks for additional state money

After state leaders announced a $1.2 billion surplus, the University of Minnesota is requesting additional funds from the state Legislature.    The $38.85 million  request, which is an addition to the roughly $236 million already asked of lawmakers for capital projects, would fund health initiatives, boost cyber sec

U president introduces out-of-state tuition hike

To better match rates of other Big Ten schools, undergraduate nonresident, nonreciprocal tuition at the University of Minnesota might reach $35,000 in a few years.   For a newly admitted out-of-state student in 2020, this would mean a $12,800 hike.   President Eric Kaler revealed his proposed tuition plan for out-of-state students to the Board of Regents 

Regents talk out-of-state tuition strategy

In order to more closely match rates at other Big Ten schools, tuition for out-of-state undergraduates at the University of Minnesota might reach $35,000 in a few years.

Int’l student numbers reach lull

At the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus, one in every eight students comes from abroad.    The amount of international students at the campus has increased every year since 2006, but the rate at which international students have increased has grown significantly smaller since 2011.

Title IX complaint follows UMD ex-coaches’ lawsuit

Three former University of Minnesota-Duluth coaches and five former or current student-athletes lodged a Title IX complaint against the school Monday, two months after the coaches filed a lawsuit alleging gender-based di