2007 news releases

December 27, 2007 - Federal funds approved for veterans re-entry program, nursing education, renewable energy, engineering technology and child protection programs at MnSCU
December 20, 2007 - MnSCU establishes college access and opportunity centers
November 21, 2007 - MnSCU receives award for outstanding use of technology
November 9, 2007 - Higher education website available for returning soldiers
October 31, 2007 - William Lowe appointed interim president of Metropolitan State University
October 25, 2007 - William Lowe recommended to be interim president of Metropolitan State University
October 17, 2007 - Greater-than-expected increase boosts enrollment at MnSCU system by 4.5%
October 16, 2007 - St. Cloud State University one of three recognized for excellence in teacher education
September 21, 2007 - Robert Erickson's final 53-campus bike tour raises $31,602 to aid part-time students
August 23, 2007 - MnSCU State Fair booth to highlight first responder training, dog resuscitation simulator and Fire Safety House
August 17, 2007 - Robert Erickson set to make sixth bike tour for scholarships
August 2, 2007 - MnSCU officials offer sympathy in wake of bridge collapse
July 30, 2007 - Joseph Opatz appointed president of Normandale Community College
July 27, 2007 - Joseph Opatz recommended as Normandale Community College president
July 24, 2007 - Richard Joerger appointed system director for agriculture and business management education programs at MnSCU
July 23, 2007 - Three finalists selected for Normandale Community College presidency
July 18, 2007 - Bernardine Bryant appointed interim president of Normandale Community College
July 18, 2007 - David Olson elected chair of MnSCU Board of Trustees
July 18, 2007 - MnSCU trustees approve tuition reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin
July 11, 2007 - Coleman announces federal grants for eight Minnesota nursing programs
June 21, 2007 - Board of Trustees approves tuition increases averaging $146 for 2007-2008
June 21, 2007 - Request for $350 million in building and remodeling projects approved by MnSCU Trustees
June 20, 2007 - Chancellor McCormick's contract extended by MnSCU Board of Trustees
May 31, 2007 - Governor Pawlenty signs K-12, higher education and transportation bills, vetoes tax bill
May 31, 2007 - Vermilion Community College graduate heads to Harvard, one of about 250 dual graduates from high school and MnSCU
May 22, 2007 - Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College set to reorganize into two institutions
April 24, 2007 - MnSCU honors faculty and staff for outstanding achievement
April 19, 2007 - First-ever Excellence in Teaching Award winners named by MnSCU Board of Trustees
March 21, 2007 - Earl Potter appointed St. Cloud State University president
March 21, 2007 - Minnesota's public, private colleges team up to urge students to get set for college
March 16, 2007 - Earl Potter recommended as St. Cloud State University president
March 6, 2007 - Three finalists recommended for St. Cloud State University presidency
February 22, 2007 - Two-year college students honored for academic achievements and community service
February 16, 2007 - MnSCU announces 2006 Excellence Awards for Fiscal, Facilities Management
February 1, 2007 - Dakota County Technical College president receives national "Star of Education" award
January 30, 2007 - Governor Pawlenty reappoints two to Midwestern Higher Education Commission
January 23, 2007 - MnSCU joins with African American churches to promote higher education

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