The assault occurred in a residence hall on the East Bank of campus between 12:45 and 1:30 a.m. Sunday, according to an alert released by police.
The school is bracing for further cuts after two years of budget problems.
The story of Dan Markingson has become a case study in some college courses, and appears to bolster faculty and alumni concerns that the scandal has stained the university's reputation.
Dr. Charles Schulz, who led the psychiatry department for 16 years, is stepping aside following tough critiques of the way the department handles vulnerable patients.
Annette Parker was accused by a former adjunct instructor of copying others' work while earning her doctorate at Western Kentucky University. An inquiry determined she did not commit plagiarism.
After criticism that the initial cost was too high, Sen. LeRoy Stumpf, DFL-Plummer, announced a revised proposal to make community and technical colleges free for selected Minnesota students.
Weaker students would do better taking classes with the rest of the student body while getting extra help on the side, some lawmakers say.
The University of Minnesota hopes the Legislature will fund a second two-year tuition freeze. But Eric Kaler on Thursday cautioned that student costs must rise eventually.
The four-year waiver enables state officials to continue alternative achievement and improvement plans in place of a one-size-fits-all federal standard.
Officials say video indicates Jennifer Houle "entered the river" from the 10th Avenue Bridge Friday morning. No suspects are being sought.
The University of Minnesota has stopped enrolling test subjects in 17 drug studies pending an external review. Additional recommendations are expected in May.
Attorney General Lori Swanson said Globe University and Minnesota School of Business made thousands of illegal, unlicensed student loans. She also expanded on allegations the schools inflated job placement rates.
A state legislative audit has found that the University of Minnesota ignored "serious ethical issues" and failed to adequately protect a mentally ill man during a U clinical trial in 2004.
Dr. Brooks Jackson hopes to restore the University of Minnesota Medical School's national prominence. After a year on the job, however, it's clear his mission will not be easy.
The system lost almost $44 million last year, or a little more than 2 percent of the MnSCU budget.