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Humphrey School announces annual Local Government Innovation Awards

City hall sign.
Cities, counties, townships, schools and Native nations are invited to submit solutions for serving the public.


Kelly Hansen named U of M Director of State Relations


In her role, Hansen will advocate on behalf of the University at the Minnesota State Capitol.

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.

U of M students hold Support the U Day rally at Capitol on April 10

Support the U Day

Student-led event to advocate for the University’s legislative request.

U of M launches cancer clinical trials network, partnering with clinics across MN


Led by Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota, the network is funded in partnership with the State of Minnesota.

Pres. Kaler presents to House higher education committee, highlighting affordability

House hearing

President Kaler presented the University’s supplemental budget request to the Minn. House higher education committee.


Governor Dayton’s full support for UMN budget request reinforces U's importance


Governor Mark Dayton has expressed his full support for the U of M’s fiscal year 2019 supplemental budget request.

Regents approve U of M state budget request

Supplemental budget

The $10 million request will hold tuition flat for Minnesota resident undergraduate students on all five campuses.

U of M President Kaler highlights overall impact of the University to MN Legislature

Higher Education

President Kaler presented the University’s capital request to the MN Senate and House higher education committees.

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 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.

Governor's support of U of M’s full request highlights impact of higher education

UMN students

President Kaler joined Commissioner Frans as he announced the Governor's support for U of M's entire capital request.