In a follow-up to former University of Minnesota President Mark Yudof’s $700,000 housing min-scandal at the University of California, the UC system has gone so far as to appoint an official to manage Yudof’s new private residence. “Here you literally have wasted hundreds of thousands of dollars that could have gone into student scholarships, reduction Read more

Following news of how budget problems may force St. Cloud State to cut football — and possibly athletics administrators — the St. Cloud Times has dug up information on what it pays its chiefs in sports administration. Here it lays out a comparison of the salaries of the university’s six athletic directors with the salaries of coaches at other Minnesota State College Read more

AlexiusHoratius via Wikimedia Commons It’s not the outside that’s the problem If you didn’t catch Tim Post’s MPR piece on the planned renovation of Northrop, here’s a link to the Web story and the audio. It’s a huge undertaking — $80 million — especially considering the U’s budget problems. The planned change is dramatic, the way Post Read more