To close out 2019, regents also reviewed a record year of research funding at the University.
Three robbers attempted to steal a person's phone just before 3 p.m. on Friday in Dinkytown, according to a SAFE-U alert sent to students — the second alert of the day.
The Board of Regents officially approved Rachel Croson's contract to be the University of Minnesota's next provost Thursday.
In an email to the University of Minnesota community Thursday, President Joan Gabel postponed the search and named an interim vice president of human resources.
The Minnesota Daily reported previously that James Ron had resigned, according to his faculty mentor, but that he was still a University employee.
The University of Minnesota stopped using a broad criminal record question on its application in fall 2017.
Pending Board of Regents approval next week, Croson will start as the second-highest ranking official in the system at the end of March.
A partnership between the University and the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa capitalizes on each group's strengths.