Helen Sabrowsky


Regent Abdul Omari prepares to lead presidential search committee

Abdul Omari — tasked with leading the Search Advisory Committee to help choose the next president of the University of Minnesota — believes that the emphasis he places on authentic interactions within the committee and with candidates will make the search successful. 

Regents approve presidential search committee members

Last week, the University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved the membership of the committee responsible for guiding the presidential search, which was met with criticism from faculty, students and community members. 

Regents discuss St. Paul campus revamp

The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents discussed long-term visions for the St. Paul campus, voted on the Presidential Search Advisory Committee membership and reviewed University President Eric Kaler’s system-wide priorities at its meeting on Friday.

Kaler discusses his resignation and goals for the year

The Minnesota Daily met University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler at the Minnesota State Fair last week to talk about his decision to resign, the search for a new president and the University’s presence at the fair.

Landmark early voting turnout reported for primary elections

The ballots will decide the nominees for several big-ticket government positions including governor, attorney general and key state and federal legislative seats. University of Minnesota students voted in neighborhoods around campus, citing their desire for student input in the primaries.