Here’s the letter that Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system Chancellor Steven Rosenstone and Minnesota State University – Mankato President Richard Davenport sent to two legislators asking for a review of Mankato’s firing of football coach Todd Hoffner. The review would be conducted by the state Office of the Legislative Auditor and focus on Read more

Two signature buildings on the campus of Minnesota State University in Mankato came down today. A demolition crew razed the twin 12-story residence halls known as Gage Towers, built nearly 50 years ago, at about 9:30 a.m. The school’s interim alumni relations director, Jennifer Myers, says the buildings were demolished because they can’t be updated. Read more

Remember the article I posted on Wednesday about the huge jump in applications that Bemidji State and Northwest Technical experienced because of last month’s college application week? Looks like the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system saw overall applications almost triple after application fees were waived, according to the edited press release below. Applications Read more

Robert A. Swart of Mankato criticizes the Minnesota State University – Mankato leadership for deciding to tear down Gage Residence Hall, saying university officials have failed to maintain it, and don’t see that they can still save the building: What I find amazing is an administration that is so willing to go against what I thought were Read more