MnSCU To Adopt 'Minnesota State' As New NicknameMinnesota State Colleges and Universities will soon be referring to itself as Minnesota State, instead of MnSCU, after the initiative was approved Tuesday.
Century College Among Teams Facing Unusual Ban From World SeriesMinnesota's college baseball teams under the MNSCU umbrella can't go to World Series games in North Carolina if they advance.
Report: MnSCU System To Get A New NameThe Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, or MnSCU, is getting a new name. The Pioneer Press reported the public college and university system will now be known as Minnesota State.
MnSCU Faculty Seek St. Cloud State Leader's RemovalThe union representing faculty at the seven Minnesota State Colleges and Universities doesn't plan to take action on a resolution passed by members asking for the removal of St. Cloud State University's president.
MnSCU Workers Angry With Personal Cellphone RuleA new state rule starting Friday allows administrators at Minnesota's state colleges and universities to inspect employee-owned cellphones and mobile devices if they are used for work. Faculty union members say the rule violates the privacy of thousands of employees.
MDH Retesting Hundreds Of Nursing Assistants Over Cheating ConcernsThe tests were given through Inver Hills Community College Center and a satellite location at Blue Sky Online in West St. Paul. The Department of Health, Inver Hills Community College and MnSCU stopped the tests after finding suspicious patterns in test results.
MnSCU To Waive Application Fees During 'College Knowledge Month'If you, or anyone you know, is planning to apply to any schools in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities network, you may want to do it in October.
Plagiarism Allegations Against 2nd MnSCU Professor DismissedPlagiarism 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.
Tuition Freeze's Fate Uncertain At Capitol This YearStudents 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 College System Seeks To Ease Transfer ProcessMinnesota'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.
Advocates, Lawmakers Cheer Sexual Assault Prevention Bill 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.
MnSCU Leaders, Unions Reach Agreement On RevampAdministrators and faculty at the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities say they've reached an agreement over a proposed system revamp.
Another Vote Of No-Confidence In MnSCU ChancellorFaculty members at Minnesota State, Mankato have issued a vote of no-confidence in the chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
2 Unions Pull Out Of MnSCU Planning ProcessTwo 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.
Winona State Faculty Unhappy With MnSCU LeadershipThe 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.