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The discussion comes one year after the regents faced criticism for allowing then-President Joan Gabel to join the board of a company that had business with the U.
School officials across the Twin Cities area say the newly selected MPS leader has shown calm under pressure in challenging situations.
Prof. Ann Masten won the Grawemeyer Award for work that helped shape policies for responding to trauma.
Students can expect to receive $38 to $40 each after the university settled a lawsuit arguing it should have given larger reimbursements after COVID-19 shut down campus.
Lisa Sayles-Adams, longtime Twin Cities school leader, makes case for Minneapolis superintendent job
The superintendent of Eastern Carver County Schools took questions from the public before a two-hour interview with the board about her leadership style, experience and priorities.
The competition for students is intensifying, as some schools worry they'll lose Minnesotans who qualify for the North Star Promise.
The victims have been found. The evidence has been dropped. These staged murders are ready to be solved.
Trustees are also considering asking for an additional $61 million to help cover system operations, money that would largely go toward tackling inflation.
A stronger job market, skepticism of college and lower birth rates led to enrollment drops nationwide, and regional public universities have been hit hard.
Some schools are forgoing their traditional applications in hopes of reducing stress for students and their own staff.
The Supreme Court limited colleges' ability to consider race. Why are schools still asking about it?
Minnesota college leaders say they need the demographics for other reasons, and they're hiding race information from admissions officers.
The agreement lays out plans for the partnership with CentraCare but is contingent on final business plans, expected to be presented later this year.
The U will also ask for $45 million to cover additional expenses.
The University of Minnesota and Macalester College are among the schools trying to boost diversity without running afoul of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
While her roster included elite athletes, Anikina also spoke fondly of the Nordic skiing novices she referred to as 'snow roses.'
More than 800,000 Minnesotans have federal student loan debt worth a combined $27 billion.
The group faces a January deadline for providing recommendations about U programs, including its medical school.
The data obtained included dates of birth, Social Security numbers and passport information, according to a news release from the University of Minnesota.
The portion of Erika López Prater's case alleging religious discrimination will be allowed to proceed.
Hamline University, which was at the center of a controversy last fall, is hosting a forum on the topic this week.
Costs reported so far are comparable to the ones from past searches.
Some of the state's largest public schools sent out tips for battling heat as students prepare to return to classrooms Tuesday.
New orientation programs are geared toward helping students recover from pandemic learning losses.
After the U.S. Supreme Court limited the consideration of race in admissions, some people pushed schools to also stop considering an applicant's ties to alumni or donors.
State and federal officials are investigating a hacker's claims to have accessed more than 7 million Social Security numbers dating back to 1989.
Augsburg University's River Semester program sends students, sailing, paddling and camping along one of the nation's most famous waterways.
Students who were enrolled in the spring of 2020 would receive checks of $38 to $40, if the deal gets final approval.
While some tasks will be left for the next president, others have deadlines Ettinger will have to contend with.
University officials said affected data is from 2021 and earlier, but didn't describe the scope.
College leaders say affirmative action isn't the only tool to boost diversity.
The change comes on the heels of a polarizing U.S. Supreme Court decision that drew renewed attention to both practices.
Public safety was a talking point at the Legislature, and the U received additional funding for those programs.
Minnesota colleges are divided over the practice of giving a boost to relatives of alumni and donors.
Universities in California and Michigan saw drops in diversity after affirmative action bans — and the rebound has been uneven.
Regular loan payments, which had been paused during the pandemic, begin again in October.
The Supreme Court ruling on the Biden administration plan came a couple of months before borrowers are set to resume payments that had been paused during the pandemic.
The Supreme Court has ruled the Biden administration overstepped its authority in trying to cancel or reduce student loan debt, effectively killing the $400 billion…
Minnesota colleges had been bracing for the ruling on affirmative action and emphasizing their commitment to diversity on campus.
Regents unanimously approved the new budget Monday, with some saying they hope to reduce costs in the future.
Current Winona State University President Scott Olson will become the system's chancellor in August.
After years of failed attempts, state lawmakers approved a bill to create a free tuition program for some students.
The Minneapolis Police Department routinely engaged in a pattern of racist and abusive behavior, according to a Justice Department investigation. The city will now begin negotiating a court-enforceable consent decree.
The report marks the beginning of what is likely to be a long process requiring the city to make more changes.
Many borrowers are anxiously awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision about whether some of their debt can be forgiven.
Gabel is leaving to take another job. Former Hormel CEO Jeff Ettinger will take over as interim president on Saturday.
Current President Joan Gabel is leaving to take another job. Former Hormel CEO Jeff Ettinger will serve as interim president.
Some conservatives argued the program discriminated against white students.
Belmar Gunderson, the 'mother of women's intercollegiate athletics' at University of Minnesota, dies
Gunderson is credited with boosting women's sports programs at a time when most of the resources went to men.
The university didn't immediately respond to the report from the American Association of University Professors, but footnotes indicate it disputed some of the report's findings.
Trustees approved the changes Wednesday. Student organizations are divided over them.
The case was brought by a former art history instructor who showed images of the Prophet Muhammad in class.
Ericksen led the campus through multiple challenges over the past two years.
Minnesota students from families making under $80,000 annually would qualify for the new free tuition program.
Trustees chose Olson on Tuesday over Tonjanita Johnson, an administrator in the University of Alabama system.
The former congressional candidate and Hormel CEO will take over later this year, if contract negotiations go as expected.
Board Chair Janie Mayeron has said hiring an interim leader is the group's "most immediate priority."
Rep. Gene Pelowski said lawmakers wanted "a new vision" on the board as it prepares to make crucial decisions about the U's future.
Students who supported the effort wanted higher pay and stronger worker protections.
Students leading the union drive say they want higher pay and better worker protections.
The next chancellor will take over for Devinder Malhotra, who will retire from the college system in August.
Regents approved the deal during a meeting Monday afternoon.
The videos by Minnesota students provide a glimpse of campus life, right on prospective classmates' phones.
Regents are looking for an interim president for the first time in more than two decades.
Linaker will succeed Adenuga Atewologun, who is retiring.
Chair Ken Powell said he was stepping down from his leadership role "to support continuity of leadership for this board."
The U stopped shy of saying whether it would adopt the report's recommendations.
U President Joan Gabel is leaving to take a job in Pittsburgh. Minnesota State Chancellor Devinder Malhotra is retiring.
Miller became school's second female president in 2015. Last days will be in summer of 2024.
Gabel will be the first female chancellor for the Pennsylvania university.
Minnesota State is seeking more state funding to help boost workforce development programs like this.
University of Minnesota and Minnesota State leaders say they need more money to freeze tuition for some students, but they've faced pointed questions from legislators.
The system's board of trustees approved the selection of Timothy Downs.
Minnesota State College Southeast president reprimanded, ordered to pay more than $5,000 in restitution
College head Marsha Danielson declined to comment.
State lawmakers sought more information about the causes of the shortfall as they prepare to negotiate budget figures.
The purchase will give the university about half the land it needs for a new Future of Advanced Agricultural Research Minnesota (FAARM) center.