While I was off yesterday, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system decided to appoint a couple of presidents: Kent Hanson to Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College; and Connie Gores to Southwest Minnesota State University. The Albert Lea Tribune says Hanson will succeed president Terry Leas, who took a job in Washington Read more

Here’s a slightly edited announcement from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system:   Two Semifinalists for President of Southwest Minnesota State University Named Campus visits scheduled for January 30-February 1 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) has named two semifinalists who are under consideration to be president of Southwest Minnesota State University. The Read more

You may remember when the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system commissioned a study last fall to see how Southwest Minnesota State University and Minnesota West Community and Technical College could better work together. Employers in the region have said it’s hard to find trained workers, leading some to wonder what needs to change Read more

Just got this from MnSCU: Ronald Wood recommended as interim president of Southwest Minnesota State University Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Chancellor James H. McCormick said Friday he will recommend that Ronald Wood be appointed interim president of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Wood, who retired as president of Minnesota West Community and Technical Read more