U of M System Ranks Among Top Schools for Addressing Hunger and Health in the U.S.

May 4, 2022

The University of Minnesota has taken another significant step in its efforts to highlight its impact nationally and globally, and fulfilling promises laid out in the MPact 2025 systemwide strategic plan, by participating in the fourth edition of the Times Higher Ed Impact Rankings (THE Impact Rankings), which in 2022 includes 1,406 institutions from 106 countries/regions.

In its inaugural year, the U of M ranked No. 16 in the world and No. 5 in the U.S. for its work related to combating hunger and No. 2 in the U.S. and tied for  No. 57 in the world for its work related to promoting good health and well-being.  

“We are proud to be listed among such prestigious peers in our first year as part of the THE Impact Rankings and to be doing our part to advance the Sustainable Development Goals that our world so desperately needs,” said Rachel T.A. Croson, the U of M’s executive vice president and provost. “The self-study required to participate in the rankings inspired us to explore and quantify our efforts toward these goals and to identify where we can be doing more. These collective efforts are building upon a coalition of partners across the University of Minnesota System and our communities to advance our systemwide strategic plan and to make a positive difference locally and globally.”  

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