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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...

University students say the approved increase in tuition is causing stress and anxiety.

UMN students react to approved tuition increase

by Sophie Eydis
Published July 1, 2024

University of Minnesota students will see tuition costs increase up to 5.5% next year after the Board of Regents approved the annual budget at their meeting on June 13.   At the Twin Cities campus,...

The program was launched in September 2022 and received positive feedback.

UMN students say Dinkytown Alerts was a good idea, executed poorly

by Georgia Jensen
Published July 1, 2024

Since its pilot launch in September 2022, Dinkytown Alerts has informed students and community members about crimes within Dinkytown. The program is a collaboration between the University of Minnesota’s...

Until a new name is found, the building will be referred to by its address, 216 Pillsbury.

UMN Board of Regents revokes honorary naming of Nicholson Hall

by Georgia Jensen and Tyler Church
Published June 28, 2024

The University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents unanimously voted to revoke the honorary naming of Nicholson Hall during its meeting on June 13 and 14. The building home to the University’s Cultural...

Fellowship workers and students receiving work-study can now unionize.

PELRA reforms passed: What now?

by Bianca Caputo
Published June 21, 2024

Changes to the Minnesota Public Employment Labor Relations Act (PELRA) allow University of Minnesota workers to form new unions, beginning July 1. An over 2,000-page bill was passed on May 19 as the...

The course will educate about history, traditions and contemporary tribal life and governance.

UMN, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community create free online course

by Sophie Eydis
Published June 18, 2024

The University of Minnesota will offer a free Indigenous Education For All course open to the public in collaboration with the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) in 2025. The College of Education...

The Board of Regents discusses potential strategies to encourage greater
communication between the board and the student body.

UMN Board of Regents approves annual budget

by Bianca Caputo and Olivia Hines
Published June 17, 2024

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents unanimously passed next year's annual capital improvement budget for buildings and maintenance, and the annual operating budget, which affects tuition and workers’...

Interim President Jeff Ettinger speaks at the Board of Regents meeting on June 13.

UMN Board of Regents approves tuition increases

by Bianca Caputo
Published June 13, 2024

University of Minnesota students will see up to a 5.5% tuition increase next year following the approved annual budget at the Board of Regents meeting on June 13. Twin Cities campus tuition will increase...

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