Why MnSCU campuses in northern Minnesota are uniting

Northland Community and Technical College President Anne Temte explains one reason more than 20 MnSCU college and university campuses are forming an alliance that would enable two-year campuses to offer four-year degrees:

“A number of people in our rural areas are hungry for higher ed opportunities, but they can’t dislocate from their jobs or families to pursue that.”

The initiative is designed to encourage the campuses to cooperate rather than compete, and to share some of their administrative work.

Read the full story in The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead.