News Category: News & Announcements

NEWS RELEASE: MnSCU leadership proposes mediation to restore Charting the Future progress

PAUL, Minn., November 6, 2014 – The leadership of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has proposed using the services of the state’s Office of Collaboration and Dispute Resolution (OCDR) to resolve disagreements with two faculty unions about needed changes in the state’s largest college and university system. The initiative, Charting the Future, is an unprecedented […]

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Oct. 24 Meeting Highlights from the Information Technology Systems Design Team

The following are meeting highlights from the Oct. 24 meeting of the Information Technology Systems Design Team: The team discussed the Chancellor’s memo, and agreed to keep the current team structure, but reserved the right to revisit the co-convener and additional SMEs in the future. The team finalized its charter statement and communication plan. The […]

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Oct. 7 Meeting Highlights from the Academic Planning & Collaboration Team

The following are meeting highlights from the Oct. 7 Academic Planning and Collaboration team meeting: Overall Charting the Future process and concerns Began identifying opportunities and obstacles to MNSCU transfer Began formulating plan to address the transfer legislative mandate Oct. 7 Agenda: Academic Planning Agenda Oct. 7     Oct. 7 Notes: APC 100714 Meeting Notes

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Mankato Free Press Editorial

Unions are obstacles to MnSCU reform Why it matters: Faculty unions appear ready to thwart needed MnSCU reform with guerrilla warfare. http://www.mankatofreepress.com/opinion/editorials/unions-are-obstacles-to-mnscu-reform/article_058f7b71-77ef-5610-a72d-d091bd05836d.html      

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