Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system Chancellor Steven Rosenstone appears to have impressed the Pioneer Press with the big workforce-training initiative he has launched since taking office.
The paper doesn’t get into specifics of what Rosenstone has pushed — such as employer listening sessions, more internship programs and training equipment, and an overhaul of how MnSCU does business — and doesn’t talk about the chancellor’s progress so far.
But Rosenstone, the PiPress does state, is one of the few leaders to see the lack of a fully prepared workforce as a true emergency given the state’s pending demographic transformation:
The problem is easy to talk about and hard to solve. But there it is, and it’s useful to have the chancellor of a diverse, statewide system that serves 400,000 students a year trying.