“My response was ‘I am not a candidate, and I will not be a candidate.’ “
— St. Cloud State University President Earl Potter at a forum Wednesday after he was essentially asked whether he was interested in replacing Chancellor James McCormick of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.
About the blogger
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.