Joan Gabel officially assumed her role as University of Minnesota president Monday, kicking off her presidency with aspirations for Minnesota’s top research university and flagship institution.
After multiple University of Minnesota Board of Regents members questioned President Eric Kaler’s proposed tuition hikes, budget allocation and tuition increases continued to be under hot debate at the board's June meetings Thursday and Friday.
The Minnesota Student Association will continue to push for renaming four University of Minnesota campus buildings, according to a letter released Wednesday.
Blake Downing is graduating from the University of Minnesota in May and preparing for graduate school at the University of California-Berkeley. In addition to the stress of graduating, he's shouldering an additional burden: His mom won't be there to see him accept his diploma.
Many student presidents need to pay for tuition, housing and cost of living without working other jobs during their presidential term. These steep requirements may preclude some from running for president.
The report generated by the University Task Force on Building Names and Institutional History was originally planned to be released in November. It was then postponed to December, and then even further to the middle of January. The report has now received its third delay, according to a University spokesperson.
A University of Minnesota student plans to sue the University after Chinese billionaire Richard Liu was not charged for his alleged sexual assault of the student, according to reports from the Star Tribune and Associated Press.
University of Minnesota students are encouraging one another to grow their own vegetables — not in a greenhouse or on a plot of land, but in their own apartments and dorms.
University of Minnesota graduate students are raising concerns that some graduate departments aren't disclosing certain fees to students.