• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Founded1851

University of Minnesota

Higher education institution located on five campuses in Minnesota, USA. Campuses include Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Crookston, Duluth, Morris, and Rochester. One of the nation’s largest schools, the U offers baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in virtually every field—from medicine to business, law to liberal arts, and science and engineering to architecture. History and Traditions Established in 1851 in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul). Minnesota's flagship, land grant university Between 1947 and 2006, four additional campuses joined the U of M: in CrookstonDuluthMorris, and Rochester. Colors: maroon and gold Twin Cities mascot: Goldy Gopher Nickname: Golden Gophers Leadership, Recognition, and Faculty Board of Regents President Eric W. Kaler Provost Karen Hanson Senior Leadership Chart (PDF) The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities named us the winner in the "Innovation" category in its fourth annual Innovation & Economic Prosperity University Awards. The 4,000 faculty include members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine, plus the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, among other bodies. Current and former faculty have won Guggenheim Fellowships, MacArthur Fellowships (“genius grants"), Nobel Prizes, and other significant honors. Faculty Senate Students and Alumni 30,500 undergraduate students study on the Twin Cities campus 16,300 graduate and professional students 7,000 international students, from 135 countries 2,600 students study abroad—6th most among U.S. universities 400,000 alumni Famous alumni include Norman Borlaug (Nobel Peace Prize-winning agronomist), former Vice President Walter Mondale, satirist Garrison Keillor, and Super Bowl championship coach Tony Dungy. The alumni have started 10,000 companies, employing 500,000 and generating revenue of $100 billion. All above data is current as of December 2015.
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Job openings over the past year

3Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Director, Morris Challenge
    United States
  • Senior Organizational Development Consultant
    Thailand, Uganda

Staff at University of Minnesota have experience in


  • tertiary education
  • research & development
  • development
  • education
  • monitoring / evaluation


  • united states
  • nepal
  • morocco
  • zambia
  • uganda


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • United States
  • 3 Morrill Hall 100 Church St. S.E. Minneapolis MN
  • Minnesota 55455