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The Minnesota Daily

Interim President Jeff Ettinger outside Morrill Hall on Sept. 20, 2023.
Student governance groups hope for greater inclusion in presidential search
by Georgia Jensen
Published September 29, 2023
Registered Student Governance Associations express concern about how student voices will be included in the process to select a new University president.
López Franzen previously served as the Minnesota DFL Senate Minority Leader.
New UMN executive director of Government and Community Relations talks advocacy efforts and community engagement
by Emma Walytka and Henry Stafford
Published September 27, 2023
Melisa López Franzen discusses legislative support and her professional experiences prior to coming to the University of Minnesota.
Interim President Jeff Ettinger inside Morrill Hall on Sept. 20, 2023.
Ettinger talks goals for term, campus safety and restoring trust in President’s Office
by Alex Lassiter and Olivia Hines
Published September 23, 2023
Interim President Jeff Ettinger also discusses the future of the partnership between the University and Fairview, as well as the qualities the next president should exhibit.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents held a special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023, in Minneapolis, MN.
UMN Board of Regents moves forward with search for 18th president
by Alex Lassiter
Published September 10, 2023
During their September meeting, the regents also discussed their relationship with Fairview Health and public safety on campus.
Senior Vice President Myron Frans presenting during the University of Minnesota Board of Regents special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023.
New Regents reflect on first summer
by Henry Hagen
Published August 1, 2023
Regents Robyn Gulley, Penny Wheeler and Mary Turner talk about their first summer experience on the Board and their future goals.
The new Vice President has a long background in public service, most recently as the Commissioner of the Department of Administration for the state of Minnesota.
Meet the new Vice President for University Services Alice Roberts-Davis
by Henry Hagen
Published July 25, 2023

The University of Minnesota’s Senior Vice President for Finance and Operation Myron Frans introduced Alice Roberts-Davis as the new Vice President...

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents Feb. 10, 2023 at the McNamara Alumni Center.
Jeffrey Ettinger selected as interim UMN president
by Henry Hagen and Olivia Hines
Published May 8, 2023
At a special meeting on Monday, the University Board of Regents choose an interim president out of the four finalists.
There are plenty of resources on-campus, both online and in-person.
Let’s talk about it: therapy, resources, research and dialogue surrounding mental health
by Emma Walytka
Published September 21, 2023
Student Counseling Services, Boynton Health Therapy and collaborative research with creative, impactful approaches.
Three different courses at the University allow students to receive their Registered Yoga Credential at the end of the series.
UMN faculty share their expertise during National Yoga Awareness Month
by Emma Walytka
Published September 18, 2023
Talking yoga, meditation and Tibetan medicine with certified yoga instructors and a Tibetan medicine doctor.
The program encourages biking, and hands out healthcare incentives and gift cards for students.
Bike, ZAP and win: How the University of Minnesota is transforming transportation
by Amirah Razman and Sophie Eydis
Published September 18, 2023
This program is giving incentives to students and faculty for riding their bikes to encourage active well-being.
It is estimated that over seven million Social Security numbers were accessed in the breach.
UMN sued after data breach incident
by Alex Lassiter
Published September 17, 2023
The lawsuit alleges the University could have done more to protect students’ data.
Ferguson Hall on West Bank, June 15, 2023.
UMN School of Music looks to expand diversity in curriculum
by Ainsley Brown
Published August 29, 2023
While some opportunities exist for students to learn about music beyond traditional Western classical music, faculty look to broaden these choices.
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