The new chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will be formally installed this week in a ceremony at the state Capitol. Chancellor Steven Rosenstone is scheduled to accept the ceremonial medallion during an event Wednesday morning.
Minnesota to offer free school meals to 90,000 extra students
Gov. Tim Walz, who is facing re-election in November, announced the measure on Monday.
Minneapolis man dies from injuries days after motorcycle pileup
The 69-year-old died after four days at Regions Hospital.
Police: 15-year-old missing from home north of Twin Cities
Authorities say he may be headed to the metro.
5,760 cases of Capri-Sun recalled as they might contain cleaning fluid
"The taste of fun" isn't that fun currently...
25-year-old Hopkins man drowns after falling off boat
The man reportedly fell from the boat while fishing with friends.
New report details hate crimes in Minnesota last year
Hate crimes in Minnesota rose in 2021.
Low cancels Europe shows due to Mimi Parker's cancer treatment
The Duluth band says the decision follows 'recent changes' in Parker's treatment.
Twin Cities LA Fitness closed after fire Monday morning
The gym will remain closed for the day.
State contacts over 100 landowners in Rush Creek fish kill investigation
The deaths of the fish remain unexplained.
Wisconsin man admits to 1992 revenge killings 15 years after boyhood tragedy
The 52-year-old man is in custody 30 years after the 1992 double murder.
MnSCU's new chancellor pledges to keep tuition down
Chancellor Steven Rosenstone says MnSCU must refocus its outcomes and encourage faculty and staff members to be entrepreneurial when it comes to finding ways to cut back.
Former MNSCU chancellor top earner on state employees list
The St. Cloud Times trolled through the list of 46,000 full-time employees who work for the state’s executive, legislative and judicial branches, and identified the highest-paid worker as James H. McCormick, former chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, who made $429,172 a year. He retired in 2011.
MnSCU applications nearly triple during week-long push
Applications to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system rose from 5,504 to 15,657 during National College Application Week. MnSCU waived the application fee and allowed a single application to count for all its institutions.
MnSCU surveys employers about needed job skills
MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone announced last month a new effort to better match MnSCU programs to needed skills. Since then, system officials have held more than 30 listening sessions in different fields. Many Minnesota companies report being unable to find skilled labor in their trades, the Information Technology field is especially hard up for talent.
MnSCU budget proposal would keep tuition hikes under five percent
Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will consider a newly-proposed budget Tuesday. It would raise tuition at the two dozen state colleges by 3.7 percent and at the seven universities by 4.4 percent. Officials say shuffling will also allow the hiring of more teachers.
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