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Increase in scholarships expand access for Minnesota students

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More MN students are now accessing need-based scholarships from the U, thanks to an increase in available funding.

U of M expands access for Minnesota families


UMN increases access to need-based scholarships for 2016-17 academic year. 

Matt Kramer named VP for university and government relations

Matt Kramer

Pending Board of Regents approval, Kramer will start Feb. 22.

Survey of Presidential Partners highlights rewards and challenges

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Survey of Presidential Partners in higher education highlights a satisfying, but ambiguous, role

Career readiness, affordability highlighted in U of M's legislative request

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The University’s request advances student success, critical research and affordability for students and families.

Governor Dayton’s bonding recommendations support U of M, future of MN

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University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler responded to Governor Mark Dayton’s bonding bill proposal released today.

Michelle Behr named next chancellor of University of Minnesota, Morris

Dr. Behr

U of M welcomes Dr. Behr, who will be the sixth chancellor of the Morris campus.

Brian Burnett named U of M senior vice president for finance and operations

Brian Burnett

Pending Board of Regents approval, Burnett would start Nov. 17

Douglas Peterson selected as the new General Counsel for the U of M

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Douglas Peterson has been selected as the new General Counsel for the University of Minnesota.

President Eric W. Kaler elected chair of NCAA Division I Board of Directors

President Kaler

Kaler begins his new role after two years representing the Big Ten Conference on the board. 

Georgios Giannakis awarded prestigious McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair


Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor awarded prestigious McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair by President Kaler

U appoints Samuel Mukasa as dean of College of Science and Engineering

Samuel Mukasa

Mukasa will lead University’s second-largest college