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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

Giannakis

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

U responds to Orlando tragedy

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Our thoughts go out to the families and communities most impacted, and support Orlando in this time of mourning.

Tuition freeze, increased mental health funding highlight UMN FY17 budget

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About 20,000 resident undergraduates in the U of M system will see no tuition increase in the coming year. 

New leader tapped for University of Minnesota’s AIS Research Center

The next director of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center Nicholas Phelps

The next director of the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center (MAISRC) at the U will be Nicholas Phelps. 

President Kaler: Special session necessary to finish Legislature’s work

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Today, University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler responded to the 2016 session of the Minnesota Legislature.

Coyle Named New Director of Gopher Athletics

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The University of Minnesota has announced Mark Coyle as its new director of Gopher Athletics.

Nearly 20,000 resident students to see tuition freeze under President’s proposed FY17 budget

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Critical academic investments and UMTC strategic plan initiatives also included

Research identifies Midwest’s energy line expansion as model for regional planning, key in addressing climate change

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Humphrey School analysis calls $2.1 billion dollar CapX2020 project a “win-win”

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