St. Cloud State University chemistry professor Jack McKenna tells MPR reporter Conrad Wilson why he met with FBI agents on Tuesday: “They were investigating the effect of transcript alterations, the removal of grades and the possible impact on financial aid eligibility.” Wilson reported on the mysterious disappearance of grades from transcripts last month. University spokesman Read more

MnSCU officials have really been pushing the affordability issue, as you can see from my previous post. This little item became a topic of discussion during yesterday’s budget discussion at the monthly board meeting of trustees. (MnSCU officials jokingly call it “The Benson Chart,” because trustee Duane Benson asked for the information.) It shows, essentially, Read more

A while back I did a radio piece on how student leaders at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system campuses were saying the State Grant formula was unfair toward working part-time students. Above is a survey that the Minnesota State University Student Association (which represents those at four-year institutions) conducted of part-time students. The Read more