Minnesota State Colleges And Universities
Plagiarism allegations against a Minnesota community college professor have been dismissed after an inquiry. Dorothy Dunn is president of Minnesota State, Southeast Technical. She was accused of plagiarism in her dissertation.
Students at Minnesota’s public colleges may have to brace for a tuition bump, as legislative appetite seems to have waned for moves to shift rising costs from students to the state.
Minnesota’s largest state college system is working to make it cheaper and easier for community college students to transfer into four-year programs and to earn bachelor’s degrees. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is seeking to simplify a process that can confuse and frustrate transfer students.
A push to strengthen sexual assault policies at Minnesota colleges is moving through the Legislature, with advocates saying it will provide more options for victims. Some schools already have strong policies, but the bill would extend best practices across Minnesota, said author Rep. Marion O’Neill, R-Maple Lake.
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities says one of its college heads has been cleared of a plagiarism accusation.
Many Minnesota livestock producers enjoyed record profits in 2014 while earnings for crop producers fell for the second straight year, according to a new report that warns both sectors will face tougher times this year.
Administrators and faculty at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities say they’ve reached an agreement over a proposed system revamp.
Faculty members at Minnesota State, Mankato have issued a vote of no-confidence in the chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
Two faculty unions have pulled out of a long-term planning process in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. The unions notified MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone this week they won’t participate in the “Charting the Future” process. They expressed concerns about trust and transparency.
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities’ chancellor says he has not been contacted by Winona State faculty leaders about any concerns that would have led to their vote of no confidence.
University of Minnesota admissions representatives report the Big 10 School saw a record 44,000 applicants in the last year heading into this fall semester. The university reports there has been an upward trend most years for the past decade.
The chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system has agreed to a new three-year contract. MnSCU said Monday that the Board of Trustees has entered into a second three-year contract with Chancellor Steven Rosenstone.
Lower corn prices fueled a dramatic 78 percent drop in Minnesota farm income last year, according to an annual report released Thursday by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and University of Minnesota Extension.
US Senator Al Franken talked about today’s vote on a compromise Student Loan measure among other topics on the WCCO Morning News with Dave Lee.
The Minnesota Senate has voted to freeze tuition rates at the state’s public colleges and universities for the next two years. The Senate passed a state higher education budget by a bipartisan, 44-22 vote on Friday that includes a $250 million spending increase.
The Senate passed its higher education budget on Wednesday, a $2.8 billion package that aims to hold down tuition and make public universities and colleges more accountable to the state.
Negotiators have reached tentative agreement on a contract covering non-teaching faculty who work at Minnesota’s seven state universities.
Two weeks of political conventions are over. But how did the political parties end up being represented by an elephant and a donkey? Sharon from Eagan wondered.
Former Minnesota House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher is gaining a spot on the governing board for dozens of state colleges and universities.
Seven listening sessions will be held across Minnesota this month to assess employers’ work force needs in agriculture and agribusiness.
The interim president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College has been named to the permanent position.
It hasn’t even been 60 days since the new chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system announced the institution needs a shakeup, but he’s ready to give the trustees a progress report.
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is pushing to get working adults who have earned some college credits to go back to school and complete their degrees.
The formal installation of the new chairman of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will feature the start of a new tradition, the presentation of a ceremonial medallion.
More than 200,000 students are now enrolled in credit-bearing courses in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, and a record 43,141 of them are members of racial minorities.