Governor candidates discuss tuition

What are Minnesota’s candidates for governor saying about tuition? You can find out at

Earlier this month, Scott Thiss, chair of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees and student leader, Caitlin Stene, sat down with the three major candidates for governor in individual interviews to discuss the candidates’ views on higher education issues.

With election day only two weeks away on Nov. 2, short videos will be posted to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Election Guide Web site this week to learn what the gubernatorial candidates have to say about tuition, jobs and budget priorities. Check back next week to learn what the candidates said about major changes to higher education, online education and career and technical education. The Election Guide can be found at

The interviews were sponsored by the Board of Trustees in partnership with the two student associations; Minnesota State University Student Association and Minnesota State College Student Association. You may view all three gubernatorial interviews in their entirety at

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