New Century College President Ron Anderson, 48, tells the Star Tribune what his goals are for the school:
“To increase student success at the course level, make sure students are retained from one term to the next, and that they get their desired outcome — a certificate, degree or diploma, or completing certain courses. Also, I’m excited about our growing relationship with our K-12 partners to look at the four years of high school, not just the last year, to ensure students are prepared for college.”
Read the full Q & A session here.
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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.