St. Cloud State University students have again rejected a fee increase to pay for renovations of Atwood Memorial Center, the St. Cloud Times reports. Nine percent of the student body voted, and 42 percent supported the increase, which would have been an additional $4.20 a credit, up to 12 credits, for the next two decades. Read more

Just got off the phone with Semya Hakim, faculty and staff coordinator the St. Cloud State University Color Caucus. She said Provost Devinder Malhotra is supposed to answer questions tonight regarding the recent firing of Mahmoud Saffari, the university’s associate VP for enrollment management. For several weeks, the caucus has been protesting the conditions under Read more

Remember the roundabout going in on University Drive and Fifth Avenue? It’s supposed to be open today — certainly a relief for the construction-weary campus community. But in this little little video, which appears on St. Cloud State’s University Chronicle Web site, an engineering technician questions how efficient it will be if it’s jammed with pedestrians. Update: Here’s a university Read more