The track would reportedly be displaced in plans for a new athletic village. Read more →
This year didn’t spare any sector of Minnesota higher education from headlines.
Campuses in the public, for-profit and nonprofit sectors struggled with crime, labor dissatisfaction, legal troubles or complaints over race relations. Read more →
In a news release, U officials say the campus is ranked ninth among U.S. public institutions, and third among public institutions in the Big Ten. Read more →
The retired Cargill executive from Wayzata was in his second six-year term, having first been named regent in 2005. Read more →
An American Indian student group at the University of Minnesota has sent President Eric Kaler a letter urging him to keep the Washington “Redskins” name and logo out of TCF Bank Stadium when the team plays the Vikings Nov. 2. Read more →
The U agreed to drop its forced sports ticket-bundling practice after students pushed back and Gov. Mark Dayton said he was “appalled.” Read more →
In a sharply worded letter, Gov. Mark Dayton has asked University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler to drop the U’s practice of bundling football season tickets with those of other sports.
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A couple of students say they can’t necessarily use the tickets they’re forced to buy under the U’s ticket-bundling policy. Read more →
Organizers want the Service Employees International Union to represent professors in negotiating wages, benefits and working conditions. Read more →
The University of Minnesota endowment was the top investor among its peers this past fiscal year, according to a report by Bloomberg News. Read more →