President Eric Kaler is strongly considering an external review of the University of Minnesota’s Academic Health Center after receiving the results of a lengthy internal evaluation of its mission, structure and possible inefficiencies.
An executive committee, appointed by former University of Minnesota President Bob Bruininks in early 2011, produced a 32-page report that was delivered to Kaler in early November, along with 83 pages of feedback from the University community.
Kaler’s first response came at Thursday’s University senate meeting. In the past 15 years of the AHC’s 40-year history, he said, 10 similar reviews have taken place, and few changes have been made.
“I know there is a certain ‘review fatigue’ that has set in, a fatigue that can only drive cynicism,” Kaler said according to a speech transcript provided to the Minnesota Daily. “Much is at stake. We need to get this right. I need to get this right.”
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