Dan McDonald Elected Alumni Chair Dan McDonald, B.E.E. '82, J.D. '85, has been elected the 80th chair in the U of M Alumni Association's 112-year history.
Mark Coyle Named Gopher AD Mark Coyle, 47, is the new Director of the U of M Athletics Department.
Diversity VP Office Hours Offered The U's VP for equity and diversity, Katrice Albert, wants to engage with and hear from students, staff, alumni and others.
UMAA Supports Student 9/11 Vote The Alumni Association issued a statement thanking the U's student government for it's vote of support for honoring 9/11.
University to Honor 9/11 The University of Minnesota has issued a statement affirming that the institution will commemorate 9/11.
Tracy Claeys Named Football Coach The longtime Jerry Kill defensive coordinator and interim coach now formally has the job
Coach Kill Steps Down Health and medication concerns prompt Gopher football coach Jerry Kill to retire, effective immediately.
Accrediting Comment Period The U is seeking alumni and public comments in preparation for its regional accrediting evaluation. Find out more and how to comment here.
Norwood Teague Resigns Read our letter to members and find links to background information here.
More Alumni Engaging Online Virtual engagement opportunities are bringing in more U of M alumni than ever, Regents were told in early July.
Gold Mind Launches Through surveys, alumni told us they want convenient access to online University resources and intellectual content. The University of Minnesota Alumni Association has responded with Gold Mind – a new collection of interesting talks by faculty and alumni experts on a variety of topics.
Past UMAA Prez donates $17M Alumni Association past-president Nancy Lindhal and her husband, John Lindahl, will donate $17 million to the University, helping fund the planned Athletics Village, as well as other priorities.
Student Leaders Honored The U and the UMAA recognized this year's outstanding student leaders with awards and scholarships earlier in May.
External Review Letter - Correction In a recent e-mail to members, the Association wrote that the 2013 external review of human subjects research was about the 2004 Markingson case. The 2013 external review focused on improving human subjects research protocols at the U. We regret the error. Read the full letter here.
Kaler Praises Governor's Proposal Gov. Dayton's bonding proposal reflects U's impact on Minnesota.
State of the U Kaler: Embrace challenges, change culture, make a difference
Gopher Women Earn Sixth NCAA Hockey Crown Minnesota wins the title for the third time in four years.
Alumni Appointed to Board of Regents Four alumni bring their expertise to the Board of Regents, helping to advance the University of Minnesota.
Alumni Helping Hand Career advice and networking now available on the alumni website.
U Exceeds Legislative Goals The University exceeded the performance measures put in place by the Minnesota Legislature last biennium as part of a budget agreement.
New Name for Hospital U of M Children's Hospital has been renamed in honor of the Masonic Charities, which has given more than $125 million to the University.
Budget Action Regents approve new budget, legislative request. Student Success, Health and Economy Proposed U budget places student success, a healthy state, and a strong economy at the forefront. A $25M Gift Land 'O Lakes Foundation commits $25 million, mostly for student-athlete facilities. We're Number One! U of M-Twin Cities tops the Forbes list of 'rising star" colleges with greatest rise in ranking. Alumni, Give Yourselves a Hand Alumni support of the U of M is at record levels. See the details here. A Tobacco-Free Zone Twin Cities campus goes entirely tobacco-free beginning July 1. Find out what that means here. A $3.6 Billion Budget Administrative cuts and $240 million in facility upgrades are key features Going Green (Line LRT) LRT begins serving the Minneapolis campus beginning Saturday, June 14.
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