In recognition for their unwavering support, the Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities today adopted a resolution paying tribute to Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michelle Fischbach. “Without support from the executive and legislative leadership of the state, it would be impossible for our state colleges and universities to serve as places of hope and opportunity […]
The Minnesota Legislature passed a $825 million bonding bill on May 20. The funding is not final until signed by Gov. Mark Dayton, who has until the end of next week to approve or veto the bill. Sen. Kent Eken and Rep. Paul Marquart expect Dayton to sign off on the bonding bill. MSUM’s share of the bill includes $1.3 million […]
On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton announced the appointment of the Honorable George W. Soule to fill a vacancy on the Minnesota State Board of Trustees. Mr. Soule is replacing Margaret Anderson Kelliher, and his term will expire on June 30, 2018. “George Soule has had a very distinguished career bringing justice and opportunity to people throughout Minnesota,” said Gov. Dayton. “I believe […]
On Jan. 4 Gov. Mark Dayton introduced a Bonding Bill that included his recommendation for Higher Education Asset Preservation and Renovation (HEAPR) and bonding projects. Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of Minnesota State, said, “The governor’s recommendation demonstrates his continued commitment to our state as well as our state colleges and universities. The projects in his recommendation will build opportunities for students, and […]
ST. PAUL, Minn., January 27, 2015 – The leaders of the administration and faculty of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities issued a joint statement Tuesday in response to Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to include no additional funding at this time in his proposed budget for the state’s largest system of higher education.