The University of Minnesota has received $14 million to establish a new scholarship, the largest one-time scholarship gift in the school's history.
The system will replace one that gave TSA employees an X-ray view of air travelers' bodies, a prospect that raised concerns over privacy.
This week, two excavators tore down the building that stood in the heart of the University of Minnesota's campus for more than a century.
For-profit colleges fight rule that requires proving students will find good jobs after they graduate and won't be saddled with too much debt.
Steven Rosenstone begins his first day as the new chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
Two national civil rights groups announced a lawsuit against the Anoka-Hennepin School District over a sexual orientation policy they say contributes to a hostile environment for gay students.
Education officials across the state spent the day poring over the $13.6 billion dollar K-12 education bill that Gov. Dayton signed today. The central provision is a $700 million delay in state aid payments for schools. But it also includes a host of other changes that will affect how schools operate over the next few years.
In the next two years, Minnesota's higher education system will each receive a little over a billion dollars in state aid, 10 percent less than they received in the previous two years.
The budget agreement between Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican leaders appears to ease funding cuts to the state's public colleges.
A Marine from Greenfield, Minn., has been killed in combat in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Thursday.
The University of Minnesota is offering voluntary unpaid leaves of absence during the government shutdown to employees whose work is funded by state grants.
There's always been talk about greater cooperation and efficiency between the state's two public higher education systems, the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Now seems a good time for that to happen, since both systems are getting new leadership this summer.
The University of Minnesota will require new employees to pay larger contributions toward their retirement plans under a proposal approved by the Board of Regents Wednesday.
Eric Kaler said the school will operate as normal during the shutdown even without money from the state. Classes and research will continue and hospitals and clinics will stay open.
The governing body of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system approved a nearly $2 billion budget Wednesday that will raise tuition for students.