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Board of Regents

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,...

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...

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...

The annual operating budget showed up to a 6% increase in tuition rates for students.

UMN students call for divestment at Regents meeting

by Olivia Hines
Published May 13, 2024

At the Board of Regents meeting May 10, community members raised concerns about the University of Minnesota’s complicity in the genocide in Gaza through its investments in Israel and weapons manufacturing...

Morrill Hall on March 29. Actions taken by the University include scholarships, improved NAGPRA accountability, beginning the process to return the Cloquet Forestry Center to the Fond du Lac Band and research guidelines.

The TRUTH Report’s impact on UMN administration, one year later

by Logan Anderson
Published April 18, 2024
Since the TRUTH Report was released a year ago, the University of Minnesota has taken action to address some of its concerns.
A UMPD police officer on Northrop Mall on Feb. 1, 2024. Though UMPD would like to do more, Clark said its staff is already “stretched pretty thin.”

Department of Public Safety gives spring campus safety update

by Georgia Jensen
Published March 10, 2024
At the Board of Regents meeting, UMPD Chief Matt Clark spoke on 2023 crime statistics, on- and off-campus safety and 2024 initiatives.
Dr. Rebecca Cunningham at a press conference following a Board of Regents meeting announcing her selection. The regents discussed Friday climate action during the Meeting on March 7 and heard from a student group that requested to speak.

Regents review Cunningham’s contract, provide update on campus safety

by Alex Lassiter
Published March 10, 2024
During their March meeting, the regents also heard from their student representatives about on-campus student issues.

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