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The Board of Regents convene for their September meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, Sept. 9.

Regents approve pay increase for Gabel, discuss naming policy

Published December 19, 2021
The board also approved the contract of the new chief auditor.
Joan Gabel on Zoom

Gabel discusses University’s minimum wage and relationship with Minnesota’s tribal nations

Published November 15, 2021
With the recent announcement of a new tuition waiver for enrolled members of Minnesota’s 11 tribal nations, Gabel discussed the University’s role in redefining their relationship with tribal nations.
University President Joan Gabel poses for a portrait over Zoom.

Gabel discusses food insecurity concerns on campus and COVID-19 vaccination rates

Published November 2, 2021
Gabel responded to questions about COVID-19 booster shots and the Promise Plus program, which aims to make tuition free for students from low-income families.
UMN undertakes new initiative to prevent bird strikes on campus

UMN undertakes new initiative to prevent bird strikes on campus

Published October 26, 2021
Stop the Thud is tracking bird collisions with a new online reporting form to find patterns in collisions.
Regent Bo Thao-Urabe and her family at the recent regents meeting on Thursday, Sept. 9. The regents welcomed new member Bo Thao-Urabe, founder and Executive Director of the Coalition of Asian American Leaders.

Meet the new regent on the board: Bo Thao-Urabe

Published October 11, 2021
Regent Thao-Urabe sat down with the Minnesota Daily to discuss her experiences and goals of increasing access and equity at the University.
The Board of Regents convene for their September meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, Sept. 9.

In an effort to communicate with University leaders, protesters interrupt Board of Regents meeting

Published October 11, 2021
In two separate incidents, one with University union workers and another with Students for a Democratic Society, representatives briefly interrupted to advocate for their respective demands.
New UMN initiative focuses on cutting expenses and increasing efficiency

New UMN initiative focuses on cutting expenses and increasing efficiency

Published October 3, 2021
The initiative has found that the University is highly decentralized and fragmented with many employees performing jobs that do not come with their title. PEAK leaders will provide recommendations to address these issues in early October.
University President Joan Gabel poses for a portrait over Zoom.

Gabel talks University’s continued pandemic response and public safety

Published September 25, 2021
The University President also addressed concerns about mandates and COVID-19 classroom procedures.
University of Minnesotas Pillsbury Hall reopens after years of renovations on Friday, Sep. 17.

Reopening of Pillsbury Hall highlights liberal arts community engagement and student experience

Published September 23, 2021
The four-year renovation process added the Liberal Arts Engagement Hub and spaces for student groups to meet to the building.
The Board of Regents convene for their September meeting at the McNamara Alumni Center on Thursday, Sept. 9.

Regents talk campus safety improvements and University vaccination rates

Published September 15, 2021
The board also discussed the recent transition back to the classroom and to the office for University students, faculty and staff at the meeting.
A summer time of administrative change: New UMN deans discuss their positions

A summer time of administrative change: New UMN deans discuss their positions

Published July 30, 2021
Both the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Education and Human Development welcomed new leadership prior to the fall semester.
President Joan Gabel and the Board of Regents discuss the Universitys 2022 budget in McNamara Alumni Center on Tuesday, June 29.

Regents approve tuition increase, budget at special meeting; students weigh in

Published July 2, 2021
Regents approved the $4 billion operating budget, which includes a tuition increase and salary increases for staff and faculty.
Regents amend records policy, limit public access to student contact information

Regents amend records policy, limit public access to student contact information

Published June 30, 2021
Student physical addresses, University email address and phone numbers will now only be accessible to school groups and school officials.
TCF Bank Stadium as seen on Oct. 9, 2019.

Regents approve TCF Bank Stadium name change

Published June 29, 2021

The University of Minnesota Board of Regents voted Tuesday to approve branding and the name change of TCF Bank Stadium to Huntington Bank Stadium. TCF Bank and Huntington Bank finalized their merger...

University of Minnesota Board of Regents held a public forum in MacNamara Alumni Center on Friday, June 11 2021.

Regents consider 1.5% tuition increase as part of proposed budget; University community weighs in during public forum

Published June 15, 2021
The board will take action on the budget June 29 during a special meeting.

The University of Minnesota will not require COVID-19 vaccinations for students for the fall semester

Published June 14, 2021
University President Joan Gabel announced this decision in an email Monday.
Ilean (second from right) stands with her family.

Students, friends and colleagues honor legacy of Regent Kao Ly Ilean Her following death at 52

Published June 8, 2021
Her was buried Sunday following a memorial service held June 5 and 6.