Just got around to getting the transcript to University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler’s recent conference call with about 10,000 alumni.
One tidbit: The callers were asked what the U’s priority should be. Here are the results, according to the moderator:
“It really came down to two things. Undergraduate education was the top priority of 44 percent of you, and financial aid support was the top priority of 31 percent of you. So nearly 3 out of 4 folks felt that aid and access to undergraduate education ought to be the top University priorities.”
Kaler did say at the end that improved access was indeed one of the things he’d like to make his legacy.