Helen Sabrowsky


China-funded institute set to close

The University of Minnesota’s Confucius Institute — part of a controversial web of Chinese-backed institutes hosted at universities across the U.S. — will close at the end of the semester.

A look at Joan Gabel: the sole University presidential finalist

Joan Gabel, the lone finalist selected in the search for the next University of Minnesota president, brings over two decades of experience in higher education, working her way up from professor to business school dean to provost of a major university.