2011 news releases

December 7, 2011 - Applications to MnSCU skyrocketed during National College Application Week
November 16, 2011 - Douglas Knowlton and Michael Dougherty appointed vice chancellors at MnSCU
November 14, 2011 - MnSCU chancellor recommends candidates for two vice chancellor positions
October 31, 2011 - “Graduate Minnesota” campaign urges former students to re-enroll and earn degrees
October 21, 2011 - Campaign urges students to explore career technical programs
October 19, 2011 - Rosenstone calls for commitment, courage and creativity
October 13, 2011 - Enrollment tops 200,000 students for second year at MnSCU
October 12, 2011 - Media Advisory: Logistics for installation of Chancellor Steven J. Rosenstone
September 20, 2011 - New chancellor pledges new ways of doing business to keep tuition affordable
September 16, 2011 - New chancellor to address Board of Trustees on priorities for MnSCU
August 31, 2011 - MnSCU students win 2011 Minnesota Cup competition in student division
August 24, 2011 - Information and college experts available at MnSCU State Fair booth
August 22, 2011 - Agreement paves way for growth of eFolio electronic portfolio system
August 22, 2011 - MnSCU Board of Trustees calls Chancellor McCormick's performance ‘outstanding,’ commends 10 years of leadership
August 4, 2011 - $277.7 million in building and remodeling projects approved by MnSCU trustees
August 1, 2011 - Steven Rosenstone becomes MnSCU chancellor
July 22, 2011 - MnSCU career and technical education students capture 21 medals in national job skills competition
July 20, 2011 - Larry Litecky appointed interim vice chancellor for academic and student affairs
July 20, 2011 - Legislature and governor approve $132 million in bonding projects for MnSCU
July 20, 2011 - MnSCU Chancellor receives emeritus status
July 20, 2011 - Two former MnSCU college presidents receive emeritus status
July 12, 2011 - Brett Anderson appointed trustee for the MnSCU Board
July 1, 2011 - Study recommends increased collaboration to better serve higher education needs in southwest Minnesota
June 22, 2011 - Peggy Kennedy appointed interim president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College
June 22, 2011 - Scott Thiss re-elected chair of the MnSCU Board of Trustees
June 22, 2011 - Tuition and fees will increase on average by $186 at state colleges and $321 at state universities
June 21, 2011 - Classes continue, layoff notices to be rescinded for more than 6,000 MnSCU employees
June 21, 2011 - Peggy Kennedy recommended as interim president of Minnesota State Community and Technical College
June 15, 2011 - MnSCU to stay open even if state government shuts down
June 8, 2011 - MnSCU trustees act to continue operating and prepare for shutdown
June 7, 2011 - MnSCU honors outstanding achievement in educational programs and services
June 2, 2011 - MnSCU honors outstanding achievement in diversity programs and services
May 18, 2011 - Three MnSCU institutions honored as “top innovators”
May 16, 2011 - Minneapolis woman becomes MnSCU's 100,000th online student this year
May 6, 2011 - McCormick Leadership Scholarship launched by two student organizations and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Foundation
April 20, 2011 - Four Educators of the Year named by MnSCU Board of Trustees
April 20, 2011 - Jessica Stumpf appointed interim president of Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College
April 20, 2011 - Rassoul Dastmozd appointed president of Saint Paul College
April 20, 2011 - Ronald Wood appointed interim president of Southwest Minnesota State University
April 20, 2011 - Ron Anderson appointed president of Century College
April 15, 2011 - Ronald Wood recommended as interim president of Southwest Minnesota State University
April 11, 2011 - Jessica Stumpf recommended as interim president of Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College
April 11, 2011 - Rassoul Dastmozd recommended for presidency of Saint Paul College
April 11, 2011 - Ron Anderson recommended for presidency of Century College
April 7, 2011 - Crop farm income rose in 2010, livestock making comeback, report shows
April 1, 2011 - Three semifinalists named for presidency of Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College
March 31, 2011 - Three semifinalists named for Century College presidency
March 25, 2011 - Five semifinalists named for presidency of Saint Paul College
March 25, 2011 - Open forums set for next week to help assess higher education needs in southwest Minnesota
March 2, 2011 - MnSCU honors two school principals with Leadership - Partnership Awards
February 24, 2011 - MnSCU announces 2010 awards for excellence in management
February 2, 2011 - Steven Rosenstone named next MnSCU chancellor
January 31, 2011 - MEDIA ADVISORY: Public sessions set with chancellor finalists for Tuesday and Wednesday
January 31, 2011 - Two finalists for chancellor named by MnSCU Board of Trustees
January 28, 2011 - Chancellor lauded for “visionary and courageous” leadership by Minnesota Minority Education Partnership
January 28, 2011 - MEDIA ADVISORY: Public sessions set with chancellor finalists
January 18, 2011 - Report on remedial education shows gaps in college preparation, MnSCU officials say

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