Just in case you missed it in the Thanksgiving rush, here’s what incoming U of M president Eric Kaler said on MPR’s Midday program:
“The University of Minnesota is a big, complex institution. One of the biggest in the Big 10,” he said. “My total compensation package is in the middle range for presidents in the Big 10. It’s, I think, representative of the responsibilities that come with the job.”
Read Tim Post’s full report here.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.