Gene Pelowski (DFL-Winona), chairman if the House higher-ed committee, tells MPR political editor Mike Mulcahy he’s got some legislation coming out Monday that targets colleges’ administrative spending: “You will see oversight language on Monday that begins to address both reporting to the legislature on a mandatory basis, on a regular basis, of how they’re spending Read more

Gene Pelowski (DFL-Winona), chairman if the House higher-ed committee, tells MPR political editor Mike Mulcahy he’s got some legislation coming out Monday that targets colleges’ administrative spending: “You will see oversight language on Monday that begins to address both reporting to the legislature on a mandatory basis, on a regular basis, of how they’re spending Read more

Yesterday I linked to a Rochester Post-Bulletin article that quoted the state House higher education committee chairman calling the $2.5 million contract buyout for fired University of Minnesota basketball coach Tubby Smith “obscene.” The chairman, Rep. Gene Pelowski (DFL-Winona), has been tough on spending by the U and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Read more