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Company Overview of University of Minnesota

Company Overview

University of Minnesota is an educational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate programs. It offers courses in business administration, agriculture and life sciences, arts, medicine, engineering, mathematics, nursing and health sciences, and social services. University of Minnesota was founded in 1851 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

3 Morrill Hall

100 Church Street S.E.

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

Founded in 1851



Key Executives for University of Minnesota

President and Board of Regents
Age: 59
Vice President of Research
Age: 65
Vice President of Health Sciences and Dean of Medical School
Chief of Staff
Vice President for University Relations
Age: 60
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

University of Minnesota Key Developments

University of Minnesota Announces Executive Changes

University of Minnesota has announced the next chancellor for the Crookston campus. Mary Holz-Clause, at California State Polytechnic (Cal Poly) University Pomona, will succeed Fred Wood, who is retiring at the end of the school year. Her appointment is expected to win final approval by the U's Board of Regents in May. Holz-Clause is dean of the Huntley College of Agriculture at Cal Poly, overseeing more than 2,000 students, 150 faculty and staff, five departments and nine farms and enterprises.

Fate Therapeutics Expands Immunotherapy Collaboration with University of Minnesota

Fate Therapeutics expanded its collaboration with the Regents of the University of Minnesota to start clinical translation of an off-the-shelf targeted natural killer cell cancer immunotherapy, which is derived from an engineered induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) line. Fate Therapeutics plans to develop the product candidate from a single iPSC that is engineered to express a high-affinity, non-cleavable CD16 receptor and then is clonally-expanded to generate a master engineered pluripotent cell line.

University of Minnesota Appoints Matt Kramer as Vice President

Matt Kramer has been appointed vice president for university and government relations at the University of Minnesota, pending Board of Regents approval at its February meeting. With the appointment, U of M President Eric Kaler is combining the Office of University Relations and the Office of Government and Community Relations into one unit under shared leadership. The move is part of a continued effort to align and integrate functions within the University where symmetries and collaboration already exist. As vice president for university and government relations, Kramer will serve as the University's chief lobbyist and lead the U's marketing, public relations and government and community relations functions. Kramer currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer for the Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce. In this role, Kramer leads Minnesota's largest local chamber, with more than 1,200 members.

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