A University of Minnesota Medical Center visitor was was robbed after being approached in a parking garage by two suspects on Monday, according to an email sent to the University community.
After a back-and-forth discussion, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved an amended version of the President’s budget, featuring a 2 percent tuition increase.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler offered the Board of Regents a plan that lowers the increase of tuition to 2 percent, down half a percent from his initial plan, according to a memo sent to regents.
Since a peak in transfer student applications in 2011, the number of transfer applications has declined overall by more than 22 percent, while the number of transfers enrolled has remained largely stagnant. About half of transfers surveyed saying they feel they a sense of belonging at the University, according to the 2018 Students Experience in the Research University survey.
After the University of Minnesota received half of its two-year budget request, and much less than Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, regents are concerned about the growing disparities between the two higher education systems.
A proposed tuition increase of 2.5 percent for resident undergraduates on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus will be presented to the Board of Regents for a vote later this month.
Two University of Minnesota students were sent to the hospital after resisting an attempted robbery on campus early Wednesday morning.
A hazardous materials team with the Federal Bureau of Investigation has been flown in to process the scene of an unconfirmed ricin poisoning at the Marshall apartment complex in Dinkytown.
The proposed policy on gender identity passed in the University of Minnesota SenateThursday.