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U of M Board of Regents to provide strict oversight of improvements to human subjects research program

U of M Board of Regents to discuss recent action steps to improve human subjects research

At its Friday, March 27 meeting, the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents will consider a resolution endorsing immediate and longer-term actions outlined by President Eric Kaler to strengthen the University’s human research subjects practices, including ongoing Board oversight and monitoring.

Statement from U of M president on Governor’s revised budget proposal

U of M president thanks Gov. Dayton for proposed full funding of tuition freeze

I am grateful to Governor Dayton for his proposed increased investment in the University of Minnesota. We share a goal to maintain access and affordability for all qualified Minnesota students. With this funding, we will be able to freeze tuition for all Minnesota resident students for the next two years.

Statement from President Kaler regarding the independent review of human subject research

University of Minnesota releases independent review of human research protections

An independent review of human subjects research at the University of Minnesota has been completed. The report examines protections within research of human subjects with diminished functional abilities during the years 2011-2014.