He just joined Concordia University (St. Paul) in July, and already President Tom Ries is grabbing the bull by the horns / riding herd / (insert tortured metaphor here) at the university’s Welcome Week picnic.
Get this man to the State Fair — quickly.
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.