Regents ask the Legislature for more state money in exchange for putting a lid on tuition. In total, the U is asking lawmakers for $91.6 million more, an 8.4 percent bump over the current biennium.
Updated: October 13, 2012, - 06:49 AM
Regents will vote next month on 2-year, $1.18 billion request.
Updated: October 12, 2012, - 10:50 AM
Kaler told Board of Regents that no dramatic changes are foreseen, but that campus must remain vigilant.
Updated: October 12, 2012, - 07:12 AM
System is meant to thin ranks of "administrators" and better describe what staff members do.
Updated: October 11, 2012, - 11:48 PM
Eric Ostermeier doesn't just watch a presidential debate. He deconstructs it.
Updated: October 10, 2012, - 08:39 PM
Lectures go online while class time is used for student interaction. The "flip" format is yet another example of how technology is transforming higher education -- and how universities are striving to set themselves apart from an Internet full of free online lectures.
Updated: October 08, 2012, - 09:09 AM
University of Minnesota professors are excellent, President Eric Kaler believes. They're also a bit too ... Minnesotan.
Updated: October 03, 2012, - 07:41 PM
Marcel Frederick stood just 5-foot-5 , but his legacy might be closer in size to the iconic, 36-foot statue along Hwy. 169 of a smiling chef brandishing a wooden spoon. Frederick, who went by "Sal," was the original Happy Chef, a longtime restaurateur, four-term legislator and fixture in the Mankato community.
Updated: September 27, 2012, - 10:31 PM
President Linda Hanson sent an e-mail Monday to faculty, staff and students saying that the St. Paul university "will not take a position in opposition to or in favor of" the constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.
Updated: September 26, 2012, - 10:35 PM