Kaler’s leadership of Minnesota’s largest university has been filled with triumph and turmoil. To his colleagues, Kaler is known for his fundraising prowess and holding resident tuition down. But his term has also been marred by numerous athletics department scandals, steep nonresident tuition hikes and scrutiny from state legislators.
The University of Minnesota chapter of Gamma Phi Beta was sanctioned by its international headquarters for violating its policies during a Feb. 22 party.
A 20-year-old University of Minnesota student’s death in late February was caused by drinking excessive amounts of alcohol.
Richard Painter, a University of Minnesota law professor and longtime critic of President Donald Trump, announced Wednesday that he is mulling a run for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Sen. Tina Smith.
The suspect in the Graduate Hotel standoff that started midnight Sunday and ended sometime after 1 p.m. on Tuesday is in custody, police said at 1:45 p.m.
A local lawmaker will be featured on the cover of Time magazine. Democratic state Rep. Ilhan Omar is one of 46 women featured in a Time special project titled, “Firsts: Women who are Changing the World.” The list includes other prominent women like Hillary Clinton, Ellen DeGeneres and Oprah Winfrey.
The Minnesota Legislature’s spending final funding plan for the University of Minnesota is less than 13 percent of its request and less than what the Senate and House originally recommended for the school.
The Minnesota Daily sat down with University President Eric Kaler on Friday for the semester’s final edition of “Kickin’ it with Kaler.” Kaler discussed the consequences of diminished state funding, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget and funding for the Aurora Center.
As University of Minnesota officials consider nonresident tuition hikes, many are split over how they might impact students. The University is considering a tuition hike of up to 10 percent for nonresident, non-reciprocity students.
A legislative proposal to make student service fees optional at the University of Minnesota could violate the school’s constitutional autonomy from the state.
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