2009 news releases

November 19, 2009 - Enrollment of new underrepresented students increases 22 percent this fall at MnSCU
October 7, 2009 - Booming enrollment growth at MnSCU sets record high
September 9, 2009 - Larry Anderson appointed president of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College
August 28, 2009 - MnSCU State Fair booth highlights information for displaced workers
August 25, 2009 - Minnesota Learning Commons offers new online resource for students, teachers, parents and advisors
August 24, 2009 - Minnesota farmers face tough 2009 and 2010, study shows
August 18, 2009 - Governor Pawlenty appoints Frederick to MnSCU Board of Trustees
July 29, 2009 - Nine MnSCU colleges to launch innovative energy technician degree this fall
July 23, 2009 - Adjutant general cites MnSCU official for “exceptional civilian service and support to veterans”
July 22, 2009 - Average tuition increase of $114 at two-year colleges and $169 at state universities approved today by Board of Trustees
July 22, 2009 - David Olson re-elected chair of the MnSCU Board of Trustees
July 22, 2009 - MnSCU Board of Trustees lauds chancellor’s performance
July 1, 2009 - Request for $396.8 million in building and remodeling projects approved by MnSCU trustees
June 9, 2009 - Average tuition would increase by $114 at two-year colleges and $169 at state universities, under chancellor recommendation
June 4, 2009 - Ten metro-area MnSCU institutions begin initiative to educate older workers
May 29, 2009 - Student veteran health examined in first-of-its-kind study by University of Minnesota, MnSCU
May 27, 2009 - MnSCU awards 11 faculty grants to advance science, technology, engineering and math teaching and learning
May 21, 2009 - Business leaders cite shortage of educated and skilled workers as primary barrier to companies’ growth, report shows
May 20, 2009 - Four Excellence in Teaching Award winners named by MnSCU Board of Trustees
May 20, 2009 - Loretta Lamb appointed vice chancellor for human resources at MnSCU
May 19, 2009 - MnSCU honors outstanding achievement in academic and student affairs
May 11, 2009 - Nineteen students receive first nursing doctorate degrees awarded by state universities
April 27, 2009 - First diversity awards announced by MnSCU
April 13, 2009 - Three semifinalists named for MnSCU vice chancellor for human resources
April 9, 2009 - Lumina Foundation launches faculty-led process to link college degrees to workplace
April 8, 2009 - MnSCU, state university administrative and service faculty, reach tentative labor agreement
April 7, 2009 - Summer camps and activities for K-12 students offered on MnSCU campuses
April 3, 2009 - MnSCU marshals forces to fight flood
April 2, 2009 - Dr. James H. McCormick named chancellor emeritus
March 23, 2009 - Chancellor James McCormick Receives Distinguished Service Award
March 18, 2009 - MnSCU, state college faculty reach tentative labor agreement
March 3, 2009 - MnSCU enrollment up by nearly 4 percent over last spring
February 12, 2009 - MnSCU, state university faculty reach tentative labor agreement
February 5, 2009 - Two Minnesota state colleges receive nearly $4 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to train workers for advanced manufacturing jobs
February 2, 2009 - 2008 awards for excellence in management announced by MnSCU
January 23, 2009 - MnSCU officials to encourage young people at places of worship to prepare for college
January 21, 2009 - Saint Paul College establishes Center of Excellence with Sun Microsystems technology
January 20, 2009 - Minnesota library consortium upgrades web-based search engine for patrons across state
January 12, 2009 - MnSCU takes additional steps to recruit more underrepresented students

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