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Football Boycott: Dec. 16 Statement from President Eric W. Kaler and an open letter to student-athletes from Athletics Director Mark Coyle and President Kaler

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Statement from President Kaler:

During my tenure as University of Minnesota President, I have worked to improve the safety of our campuses, so our students can focus on their education and college life without feeling the threat of personal harm. I have worked particularly hard to increase understanding of the members of the University community about the importance of young women feeling safe during campus life. We still have a long way to go, but I am proud of the steps we have taken, including Mark Coyle’s hiring.


Announcing the ISSS Intercultural Workshop Series for Spring 2017

Friday, December 16, 2016

International Student and Scholar Services is pleased to announce the ISSS Intercultural Workshop Series for Spring 2017. The series includes sessions focused on intercultural competency and skills development as well as “Culture In-Depth” sessions discussing the unique practices, customs, and values of some of the largest international student populations on our campus.


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