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The Board unanimously approved the recommendation by the Eastcliff Task Force at a special meeting July 22.

UMN Board of Regents approves recommendation on Eastcliff Mansion

by Georgia Jensen
Published July 23, 2024

The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents unanimously approved a recommendation to retain the Eastcliff Mansion as the University’s presidential residence and redirect funds currently spent on...

Trees and plants must adapt to the changing climate.

UMN develops new list of recommended species to make forests more resilient

by Josie Wise
Published July 23, 2024

At a seminar on Monday, an expert shared the University of Minnesota Extension’s climate-ready woodlands program.  The list of tree species the program provided would help woodland stewards and owners...

The Board also approved recommendations for the Eastcliff residence.

UMN Board of Regents approve Title IX regulations

by Olivia Hines
Published July 22, 2024

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved one of two proposed resolutions for the implementation of the 2024 Title IX regulations for sex and sex-based discrimination at a special meeting Monday. During...

Protecting biodiversity and stabilizing the climate are equally important factors in healing the Earth, says UMN researcher.

UMN researcher pinpoints areas to protect before next mass extinction

by Josie Wise
Published July 22, 2024

A recent study co-authored by a University of Minnesota researcher identified a way to save thousands of species from extinction, but researchers are struggling to convince people to protect the land.   Published...

University of Minnesota Social Sciences Building captured on West Bank Thursday, July 18.

UMN Board of Regents postpones search for Center of Holocaust and Genocide Studies director

by Georgia Jensen and Bianca Caputo
Published July 22, 2024

The Board of Regents approved a resolution supporting an administrative pause in hiring for a Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at their meeting on July 10. Former Interim President...

Proposed Title IX policy changes will be up for action at the University Board of Regents meeting July 22. Image courtesy of Alex Provan

UMN Graduate Labor Union “frustrated” with lack of Title IX negotiations

by Bianca Caputo
Published July 22, 2024

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents discussed proposed updates to Title IX policies as Graduate Labor Union (GLU) protesters picketed outside the Board’s July 12 meeting. The Board will take...

University President Rebecca Cunningham discusses her goals at the Board retreat.

UMN Board of Regents visits Red Wing for yearly retreat

by Bianca Caputo
Published July 20, 2024

University of Minnesota President Rebecca Cunningham officially began her role on July 1, and the Board retreat on July 10-12 was her first during her presidential tenure.  To kick off the three-day...

The Board of Regents came together on July 10 before their retreat and discussed endowment priorities.

Regents approve cocktail sales, discuss Title IX and Eastcliff

by Bianca Caputo
Published July 15, 2024

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved a proposal by Twin Cities Intercollegiate Athletics to sell canned cocktails at Gopher sports games in the Twin Cities at their meeting Wednesday. The...

The Board of Regents came together on July 10 before their retreat and discussed endowment priorities.

Board of Regents discusses potential neutrality policy on endowment

by Bianca Caputo
Published July 11, 2024

University of Minnesota Board of Regents Chair Janie Mayeron brought forward a potential policy adopting “institutional neutrality” regarding the University’s consolidated endowment fund Wednesday. The...

The relationship between the legislature and University administration is over 150 years old, and it comes with unique challenges each session, former Interim President Dean Ettinger said.

FY25 Budget: What happened and where is our money going?

by Sam Hill and Bianca Caputo
Published July 10, 2024

Despite rising revenue at the University of Minnesota, the school is increasing tuition rates as funding from the state remains flat.  University Budget Director Julie Tonneson said in public meetings...

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