Today, University of Minnesota Board of Regents Chairwoman Linda Cohen defends her colleagues and the university in a Star Tribune editorial countering Sunday’s critical pice by former Gov. Arne Carlson. She says Carlson’s piece contains “inaccurate information, omissions and contradictory criticisms.” She summarizes the U’s cost-cutting record: The university has realized millions of dollars of Read more

Today, University of Minnesota Board of Regents Chairwoman Linda Cohen defends her colleagues and the university in a Star Tribune editorial countering Sunday’s critical pice by former Gov. Arne Carlson. She says Carlson’s piece contains “inaccurate information, omissions and contradictory criticisms.” She summarizes the U’s cost-cutting record: The university has realized millions of dollars of Read more

I’ve been at the second of three meetings of the University of Minnesota‘s Board of Regents’ special committee on executive compensation and administrative transitional leaves. They’re reviewing the U’s policy on the subject, and how it compares to peer universities’. It comes after an uproar over news that former President Robert Bruininks’ paid out $2.8 Read more