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How past U of M presidents view higher-ed today

Mon, 04 May 2015 22:11:25 +0000

It was a meandering discussion, but the most interesting topics revolved around changing support for higher education.

Two views on Dayton’s role in MnSCU agreement

Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:48:08 +0000

In January, both sides downplayed its significance.

Lawmakers press Kaler on tuition-freeze priority

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 00:25:28 +0000

Kust how far will the University of Minnesota go to pull off another tuition freeze? It depends.

Read the Leg. Auditor’s report on Hoffner firing

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:49:25 +0000

Here's the document behind the story.

Gov appoints MnSCU trustees; wants transparency

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:18:08 +0000

This week, Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointments of six new and returning trustees to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. In his announcement, he sounds like he’s not that pleased with revelations about how MnSCU handles contracts for its chancellor and outside vendors: I expect these new members, and the entire Board,…

Gov forms panel to rebuild med-school prominence

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:46:27 +0000

In an attempt to revitalize the University of Minnesota Medical School, Gov. Mark Dayton today established a committee to suggest ways to bring it back to its former glory. The move comes after years of decline in med-school rankings as well as a recent review that says the institution, though strong, has suffered from staff…