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These days, English majors are an increasingly rare breed on college campuses. The drop-off has been so dramatic that some schools have proposed dropping the English major entirely (along with history, philosophy and a few other humanities degrees).
Kaler insists he has no intention of coasting through his final year as head of Minnesota's flagship university.
Experts say few students can expect to dispense with most of their coursework this way, but it's enough of a boost to make a difference.
The national firm the U hired was tied to a failed search for Minnesota State chancellor.
He oversaw 70 percent student population jump.
Past presidents describe the position as inspiring, grueling and busy.
Draft University of Minnesota policy would punish those who ignore personal pronoun preferences.
"The University will benefit from a fresh perspective," he said in a statement.
Conservative groups allege his rights were violated.
Community college fees the same as 2012-13.