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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.
The University of Minnesota Board of Regents hold a special meeting on June 26, 2023. The regents selected candidate will replace Joan Gabel, who resigned in April 2023.

Board of Regents met Monday to decide next University president

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 25, 2024
The regents conducted one final public interview with each of the three finalists before naming their selection for the 18th UMN president.
Senior Vice President Myron Frans presenting during the University of Minnesota Board of Regents special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023.

Representational history of the Board of Regents

by Sam Hill and Gabrielle Erenstein
Published February 22, 2024
Board of Regents female majority reflects a growing trend of representation.
The front of the Northrop Mall on Nov. 1, 2022.

UMN faculty speak on academic freedom to make statements on official platforms

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 14, 2024
After a complaint filed with the Department of Education in December, current faculty and former affiliates share their stances on being able to speak about controversial issues on University platforms.
Interim-President Jeffrey Ettinger and Board Chair Janie Mayeron at a University of Minnesota Board of Regents special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023.

Regents select three presidential finalists to visit UMN campuses

by Alex Lassiter
Published February 9, 2024
At their February meeting, the Regents also voted unanimously to approve a letter of intent to buy back the University of Minnesota’s teaching hospital from Fairview Health.
Interim-President Jeffrey Ettinger at a University of Minnesota Board of Regents special meeting on Monday June 26, 2023.

Undergraduate Student Government gives input on presidential search update

by Georgia Jensen
Published February 8, 2024
The Board of Regents will announce the final four presidential candidates on Friday.
The Board of Regents convene for their December meeting on Friday, Dec. 8.

Regents discuss MPact 2025, fall semester public safety

by Alex Lassiter
Published December 8, 2023
At their December meeting, the regents also heard a report from the FCC and were interrupted by Students for a Democratic Society.
UMNs admission process has changed after this summers affirmative action Supreme Court ruling.

UMN continuing to implement race-neutral admission policy in accordance with Supreme Court ruling

by Sam Hill
Published December 8, 2023
UMN maintains a holistic review process of applications that remains mostly unchanged after June Supreme Court case Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and North Carolina.
The budget request would be discussed in the spring legislative session.

UMN requests an additional $45 million from legislature

by Olivia Hines
Published November 15, 2023
The University of Minnesota is seeking the extra money from the state to help fund its foundational services.

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