These materials document the actions of the University president's executive council during the tenure of Chancellor David Johnson.
Issues that the cabinet faced during this period included: domestic partnerships and University benefits, University of Minnesota, Crookston and its transition to a four-year institution, continuing education, policy on academic misconduct, development of the Rochester campus, Minneapolis campus master plan, the challenges faced by minority administrators, the closing of the Waseca campus and the transfer of its faculty, labor relations, legislative requests, disability issues, public relations, course and faculty evaluations, grievance policy, strategic planning, funding and budgets, Board of Regents candidates, faculty compensation, first amendment issues and free speech on campus, policy governing conflict of interest, all-University administrative reorganization, the Tzvee Zahavy termination case, questions of administrative efficiency/effectiveness, alcohol policy, the word mark (standardized graphic images representing the University), severance policy, non-competitive appointments, minority affairs and diversity, health care.
Some of the files contain emails from Dave Johnson to division chairs and UMM administrators chronicling the cabinet meetings.
UMM Archives, "UMM Miscellaneous and Correspondence: Cabinet (A1-K-d) contents" (2015). Chancellor’s Papers. 27.