What I find amazing is an administration that is so willing to go against what I thought were principles of an institution of higher learning. Recycling, historic preservation, and preservation of open spaces, which on campus is a limited resource. … History can’t happen if we tear it down every 50 years.
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.