Graduate Program Consortium for Concurrent Enrollment Instructors Course Creation/Modification/Conversion RFP

The Graduate Program Consortium for Concurrent Enrollment Instructors Workgroup was formed in response to the Academic and Student Affairs division proposal for Collaboration Funding for Multi-Campus Collaborations. This consortium was awarded funds and is charged with designing and delivering a strategic rollout of predominately online graduate courses across several disciplines to meet the recently clarified expectations from the HLC for […]

Gov. Walz recommending $13 million more for Minnesota State in revised budget

On Friday, March 22, Governor Tim Walz released a revised budget recommendation, which includes an additional $13.2 million in campus investments for Minnesota State for total new spending of $65 million over the 2020-2021 biennium. In February, when Walz announced his original budget plan, he proposed a $51.6 million increase for Minnesota State. As a reminder, the Minnesota State system […]

Statement: Response to Governor Dayton’s State of the State Address

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 14, 2018 – In his State of the State address, Governor Dayton recommended $10 million in supplemental campus support funding for the colleges and universities of Minnesota State. This follows the strong bonding recommendation the Governor first announced in January that would provide for significant investments in the facilities of our state colleges and universities.   […]

MnSCU is doing its part in higher ed funding

StarTribune | commentaries The Sept. 23 editorial “Rethink how state sustains campuses” leaves readers with the impression that the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system relies on the state to pay 100 percent of the cost to repair our facilities. In fact, in addition to the Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement (HEAPR) funding that comes from the state, […]