New MnSCU chancellor to be installed this week

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.
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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.

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