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Michael Goh named U of M vice president for equity and diversity

Michael Goh

Michael Goh, Ph.D. has been appointed vice president for equity and diversity, pending approval by the Board of Regents.

University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler announces he will leave role at end of his eighth year in July 2019

President Eric W. Kaler

Kaler joined the University of Minnesota in 2011.

Weisman Art Museum director Lyndel King stepping down after forty years

Lyndel King

Lyndel King of the Weisman Art Museum at the U of M will step down as director and chief curator in June 2020.

U of M President Eric Kaler responds to Minnesota Capital Investment Bill

Capital request

Today, President Kaler responding to the bonding bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature.

UMN faculty member appointed to new federal pain management task force

Harold Tu

Dr. Harold Tu is among the members tasked with understanding gaps in pain management practices.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects UMN faculty to 2018 class

Ruth Shaw

University of Minnesota Professor Ruth Shaw has been elected as a member of the AAAS.

President Kaler delivers State of the University address


Kaler focused on the overall impact and importance of higher education

U of M President Kaler presents priorities to MN House Capital Investment Committee

2018 capital request

President Kaler was joined Board of Regents Chair David McMillan, three current U of M students and a U of M professor.

U of M President to deliver annual State of the University address this week

University seal

At seventh address, President Eric Kaler will reflect on the past year and outline his priorities for the year ahead.

U of M capital request focuses entirely on infrastructure renewal across the state

Capital Request

Today, President Eric Kaler emphasized the need to renew U of M facilities across the state.

Larry Jacobs presented McKnight Presidential Chair in Public Affairs

Larry Jacobs

The award will support launch of new series, Mondale Dialogues: America at a Crossroads.

University of Minnesota breaks ground on Health Sciences Education Center

Health Sciences Education Center HSEC

Gov. Dayton and other policymakers joined University of Minnesota leaders to officially break ground on the HSEC.