State universities are discussing ways to give added consideration to military veterans who apply to this fall’s graduate and professional programs. Acting on the legislature’s orders last session, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) officials have drafted a policy making veteran status as a “positive factor” in admissions. But they said they don’t know yet Read more

I’ve been out doing interviews today, so didn’t have time to post this morning’s news. Here’s Winona State University‘s press release: Scott R. Olson Appointed President of Winona State University Connie J. Gores to serve as interim president                The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees today appointed Scott R. Olson as Read more

“The program here really asks industry to participate and asks for advice.” — Steve Maki, vice president of technology for Winona plastic-compounding company RTP, on Winona State University‘s composite materials program, which has students working on projects for local and national industry. Maki was on of several executives from different companies that told visiting MnSCU Chancellor Read more