2010 news releases

November 17, 2010 - MnSCU board approves budget request to Legislature

November 5, 2010 - MnSCU progresses toward enrollment goals; presidents receive performance pay

November 5, 2010 - Study under way to assess higher educational needs in southwest Minnesota

November 4, 2010 - Two Twin Cities area colleges in northern suburbs to realign under one president

October 14, 2010 - Office of the Chancellor to reduce its budget by $4.2 million, includes eliminating 41 positions

October 11, 2010 - Enrollment tops 200,000 students this fall at MnSCU

October 8, 2010 - MnSCU participates in USDA grant

October 7, 2010 - Three gubernatorial candidates explain views on higher education

October 1, 2010 - North Hennepin Community College Faculty to Attend White House Summit

September 29, 2010 - MnSCU awarded grant to encourage former students to re-enroll and earn degrees

September 27, 2010 - MnSCU Chancellor James McCormick wins 2010 Pacesetter Award

September 2, 2010 - Veterans Education Transfer System launched by MnSCU

September 1, 2010 - MnSCU to unveil Veterans Education Transfer System

August 30, 2010 - Six Minnesota state colleges ranked among top 50 two-year colleges in the country

August 24, 2010 - MnSCU adopts wide range of sustainability practices, survey shows

August 23, 2010 - Engineering students build 20-foot bridge for display at MnSCU State Fair booth

July 21, 2010 - Board of Trustees awards contract to repair tornado damage at Wadena campus

July 21, 2010 - Four former MnSCU presidents receive emeritus status

July 21, 2010 - Trustees appoint search committee to help find next chancellor

July 19, 2010 - MnSCU signs agreement to offer online registration for career training

July 14, 2010 - Record number of MnSCU students win medals in national career and technical skills competition

July 2, 2010 - Former MnSCU board chair to lead search committee for chancellor's successor

June 16, 2010 - Alexandria Technical College mission and name change approved by MnSCU Board of Trustees

June 16, 2010 - Beth Buse named internal auditor at MnSCU

June 16, 2010 - Governor Pawlenty appoints six to MnSCU Board of Trustees

June 16, 2010 - Interim presidents appointed at two Twin Cities area colleges

June 16, 2010 - MnSCU Board of Trustees commends chancellor for superior performance

June 16, 2010 - Scott Olson appointed interim vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at MnSCU

June 16, 2010 - Scott Thiss elected chair of MnSCU Board of Trustees

June 14, 2010 - Candidates recommended for interim presidencies of two Twin Cities area colleges

June 4, 2010 - MnSCU wins Silver Anvil Award

June 3, 2010 - Scott Olson recommended as interim vice chancellor for academic and student affairs at MnSCU

June 1, 2010 - Anne Weyandt appointed senior fellow for MnSCU

May 19, 2010 - Ninety-one percent of transfer students moved credits successfully within MnSCU, study shows

May 19, 2010 - Richard Hanson appointed president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College

May 19, 2010 - Trustees approve tuition and fees increase averaging $205 at state colleges and $301 at state universities

May 14, 2010 - Richard Hanson recommended for presidency of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College

May 11, 2010 - MnSCU honors outstanding achievement in diversity, educational programs and services

May 10, 2010 - Gates Foundation awards $330,000 grant to Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Foundation

April 28, 2010 - Three semifinalists named for presidency of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College

April 22, 2010 - Four Educators of the Year named by MnSCU Board of Trustees

April 21, 2010 - Patrick Johns appointed president of Lake Superior College

April 19, 2010 - Patrick Johns recommended for presidency of Lake Superior College

April 19, 2010 - Proposed tuition and fees would increase on average by $210 at state colleges and $301 at state universities

April 15, 2010 - Minnesota farm income dropped sharply in 2009, report shows

April 8, 2010 - Three semifinalists named for presidency of Lake Superior College

March 23, 2010 - Trustee Emeritus Jim Luoma honored by national organization for educational leadership

March 17, 2010 - Board of Trustees encourages state colleges and universities to consider more restrictions on tobacco use

March 17, 2010 - John O’Brien appointed president of North Hennepin Community College

March 17, 2010 - Tim Wynes appointed president of Inver Hills Community College

March 12, 2010 - Candidates recommended for presidencies of two Twin Cities area colleges

March 3, 2010 - Forty state college students form All-Minnesota Academic Team, honored for achievements and community service

March 3, 2010 - Record enrollment growth of 14,338 students counted this spring at MnSCU

March 3, 2010 - Three semifinalists named for presidency of North Hennepin Community College

February 23, 2010 - Three semifinalists named for presidency of Inver Hills Community College

February 16, 2010 - Application Deadline Extended to February 26, 2010 for MnSCU Board of Trustees

February 5, 2010 - Three school principals honored with new Leadership - Partnership Award by MnSCU

February 2, 2010 - 2009 awards for excellence in management announced by MnSCU

January 28, 2010 - MnSCU officials to visit places of worship and promote higher education

January 20, 2010 - Darrel Huish appointed vice chancellor for information technology for MnSCU

January 20, 2010 - St. Cloud Technical College name change approved by the MnSCU Board

January 15, 2010 - Chancellor recommends Darrel Huish as vice chancellor for information technology

January 14, 2010 - MnSCU launches personal safety curriculum for students, faculty and staff

January 12, 2010 - Board of Trustees plans listening sessions to hear ideas and comments from the public

January 8, 2010 - Applications sought for MnSCU Board of Trustees

January 7, 2010 - MnSCU students urged to make sure they are counted in 2010 census

January 6, 2010 - Minnesota National Guard honors MnSCU

January 4, 2010 - Three semifinalists named for MnSCU vice chancellor and chief information officer

January 1, 2010 - 2010 news releases