Despite the popularity of the freeze among students over the past two years, its success isn't assured.
Swanson said students and their parents often can't get straight answers from banks and loan-servicing companies about the terms of their borrowing.
Officials initially told the school that a suspect in a robbery inside Hornbacher's grocery store was heading in the direction of campus.
More than 2,600 foreign undergraduates attended the Twin Cities campus last year, a jump of more than 400 percent over the past decade and far beyond the 50 percent growth seen nationally.
The rewards of a bowl appearance are split among all the schools in the Big Ten.
Lawmakers set the goals after a December 2012 Wall Street Journal report said the university was top-heavy with management.
MnSCU's chancellor envisions a network of innovative campuses with affordable degrees. But some fear that will turn colleges into stripped-down diploma factories.
Rape and other violent subjects can kindle painful memories, some student leaders say. They're encouraging professors to accommodate students when class work ventures into disturbing territory.
John Coleman wants more career preparation, research opportunities and alumni support for students.
Trustees of Minnesota's state-run campuses could soon approve all contracts above $1 million, instead of the current level of $3 million.
A U.S. Department of Defense tuition-assistance program has put Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business on probation.
The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media contends the Vikings are violating their contract with the University of Minnesota.
The Board of Regents has signed off on a planned $60 million campus on 10 acres.
Halfway through the September to November reporting period, campus police have received seven reports of robberies, including one on campus.
Despite early concerns the light rail would boost crime and accidents around the University of Minnesota, school officials say the school year began pretty well.