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Monday Minute, September 26, 2011: College of Design Welcomes President Kaler

Colleagues, We officially welcomed President Kaler as the 16th President of the University of Minnesota last week. If you had a chance to watch or read his inaugural address, you know he spoke plainly about the need for the university to change in order to "to meet the global needs of the 21st century." (If you didn't have a chance to see the President's speech, you can do so here.) President Kaler saw the University's change in leadership as "a moment for us all to step back and ask: What are the potentials? How could this place move [forward]?" He acknowledged that our work and research drive the university, but added: "If your research is stale, if your classroom...