Two more Pawlenty commissioners depart

The final weeks of Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s term has brought two more cabinet resignations.

Pawlenty announced today that David Metzen, director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, is leaving to become provost for Globe University based in Woodbury. Metzen is a former school district superintendent who also served as a University of Minnesota regent for 12 years.

In addition, Paul Eger is stepping down as Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Commissioner. Eger will go to work for the Minnesota Association of Realtors as vice president of government affairs.

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