Minnesota State University – Moorhead President Edna Mora Szymanski told the Star Tribune that some of its decline in enrollment was intentional: In 2010, Minnesota State University Moorhead decided it was admitting too many unqualified students, and it started referring “large numbers” to community and technical colleges, said Moorhead President Edna Szymanski. … The harsh Read more

Minnesota State University – Moorhead officials are taking issue with a Slate article that says the campus, as well as University of the District of Columbia, are gutting academics to solve budget problems: Soon these regional public universities may have no departments of English, physics, or history—nor a host of other programs often associated with Read more

Just when you think university finances might be stabilizing — with the state pumping more money in to MnSCU this year — Minnesota State University – Moorhead has announced a $4.9 million budget deficit. And that means the university will offer early retirement to faculty members, The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead reports. (Clarification: MSU-Moorhead spokesman David Read more