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University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler addressed campus free speech, sexual misconduct and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in his annual State of the University speech Thursday afternoon.
On Jan. 22, the Dean of the College of Education and Human Development announced the closure of the University of Minnesota Child Development Center. A month later, in response to research demonstrating the center's value to the University, President Eric Kaler postponed the closure until “an alternative, or alternatives, [are] in place.”
by Eric W. Kaler
The full text of the State of the University Address, as delivered, can be found on the Office of the President website.
Below are two sections of the speech that are about critical issues impacting our campus climate - free speech and DACA.
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