“To increase student success at the course level, make sure students are retained from one term to the next, and that they get their desired outcome — a certificate, degree or diploma, or completing certain courses. Also, I’m excited about our growing relationship with our K-12 partners to look at the four years of high school, not just the last year, to ensure students are prepared for college.”
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.