University of Minnesota – Rochester Chancellor Stephen Lehmkuhle talks up the explosive growth of the campus — and the support it’ll need:
“If we continue with our growth pattern, so the next year we’re going to have 150 freshman, the following year 200 freshman, when we get out about 5-6 years we’ll have about a 1000 students, you know we’re going to be one of the largest health sciences programs in the nation.”
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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.