Be informed for election day

Election day is just five days away. The new governor and State Legislature will be charged with the critical task of solving the state’s budget deficit, currently projected at $5.8 billion. Take a moment to hear what the major candidates for governor have to say about the following higher education issues by clicking on the links below:

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.

The candidates talk about higher ed

Minnesota voters will go to the polls in November and select one of three candidates for governor. By election time they will have held about 20 public debates and provided a real service to voters who want to know where they stand on a myriad of issues. MSU Moorhead and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, of course, want to […]

Three gubernatorial candidates explain views on higher education

Videotaped interviews of candidates are available online The three major gubernatorial candidates offered their views about tuition, budget priorities, jobs for graduates, online learning and other higher education issues in videotaped interviews with Scott Thiss, chair of the Board of Trustees and a student leader, Caitlin Stene. Their responses are available online at “We are pleased that the three […]