The University of Minnesota wrapped up its series of public forums Monday meant to showcase its candidates for the executive vice president and provost position.
At the forum, second candidate Gregory Washington highlighted the importance of handling the global challenges facing the University, the future of education and the current job market.
Gregory Washington, the current dean at the University of California-Irvine’s engineering school, was announced as the second University of Minnesota provost candidate on Tuesday.
Unions members are claiming their contract demands are not being met, citing low wages and inadequate annual raises.
Members from two workers unions, Teamsters Local 320 and AFSCME Local 3800, held demonstrations as President Joan Gabel walked toward Northrop Auditorium for her inauguration speech Friday morning.
House of Hummus opened on Sept. 3 in Minnesota Marketplace, a food court located on the ground level of Coffman.
Some University of Minnesota workers say they feel unfairly treated by the University as conflict over their contract ensues.
The $104.5 million renovation includes a new dining hall, which is expected to serve 10,000 meals a day.