The 16th president of the University of Minnesota. Before coming to the Twin Cities in July 2011, he was provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Stony Brook University, N.Y. He is only the second alumnus to become U of M president.
Married, two children
California Institute of Technology, 1978; University of Minnesota, Ph.D. in chemical engineering, 1982
Elected to the National Academy of Engineering, is the author or co-author of one edited book and more than 200 papers, holds 10 U.S. patents.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler pledged Tuesday to increase police patrols following a rash of robberies and assaults on and near campus, including an armed robbery attempt in a...
Tuition at the University of Minnesota will be frozen for two years, for the first time in decades, under a budget finalized Friday.The U’s Board of Regents approved a $3.6 billion operating...
A ranking has again raised the question: Is the University of Minnesota’s president paid properly?Eric Kaler’s compensation of $653,235 in 2011-12 ranks 32nd among public research...
The Minnesota Vikings will pay the University of Minnesota up to $3 million a season to play at TCF Bank Stadium while their new stadium is being built.The University of Minnesota’s governing...
New University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler's plan for an unexpected $25 million in state funding sends a big message with a small chunk of the U's budget.Tuition relief, faculty hires, graduate...
The U's report to legislators says a new analysis of the administration finds some areas that need attention, including some supervisors with few employees.
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