The Free Press in Mankato likes the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system’s idea of having students save money by graduating in three years, but warns:
That might mean scheduling by the university that makes summer school more of a key for some students. That might mean re-examining credits of certain courses. That might mean waiving some general education requirements.
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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.