“It’s just reprehensible. These are times of shared sacrifice. And this isn’t shared sacrifice by upper management and the MnSCU board.” — Richard Kolodziejski, legislative affairs director for the Minnesota Association of Professional Employees, to the Pioneer Press on the decision by trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system to award former Read more

Hurricane Irene prompts colleges to change move-in plans Hurricane Irene is churning its way up the coast, and although it’s still several hundred miles away, everyone is preparing for a stormy weekend with heavy rain. Not exactly ideal move-in weather. And in anticipation of the storm, a few colleges have already changed plans. (The Washington Post) Suburban College Read more

Macalester College is the 7th most friendly campus for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) students, according to a Princeton Review ranking published by The Huffington Post. Mac also got 3.5 or 4.5 stars out of 5 (depending on which entry you look at) on Campus Pride’s “Campus Climate Index” how friendly American schools are Read more