Education

Hamline University appoints its 20th president

Hamline University has revealed that its 20th president will be Dr. Fayneese Miller. Taking over from retiring Linda Hanson this summer, Dr. Miller is currently the dean of the College of Education...

April 07, 2015

Minnesota native becomes first non-Norwegian to head Norway university

A Minnesota native and Augsburg College graduate has been appointed the new president of Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA), Norway’s largest university college...

March 29, 2015

Minneapolis Public Schools to lay off more than 100 staffers

The Minneapolis Public School system will be eliminating dozens of positions in order to relocate funds back into the schools, reports note. Officials are expected to eliminate roughly 120...

March 22, 2015

Dayton to spend extra $866M from budget surplus on free pre-K care, tax cuts

Gov. Mark Dayton has revealed an extra $866 million in state spending proposals over the next two years as a result of a higher-than-expected budget surplus. At a news conference Tuesday, the...

March 17, 2015

New Report Blames Twin Cities Housing Policies For Segregation

The author, Myron Orfield, says the metro's racial segregation is due to government apathy and "well-meaning but misdirected" efforts by housing advocates and school reformers.

March 05, 2015

U of M's influential Board of Regents gets new members – here's what they do

The University of Minnesota will soon be overseen by a new Board of Regents – the body to whom the U of M’s president answers – headlined by a combination of new and returning faces. In a...

March 05, 2015

William Mitchell

Why William Mitchell And Hamline Law Had To Merge

The merger of Hamline's law school and William Mitchell College of Law makes sense for a lot of reasons. But it’s also clear that they didn't have much of a choice.

February 18, 2015

William Mitchell

William Mitchell And Hamline Law School To Merge As Enrollment And Demand For Graduates Wane

The combined entity will be called Mitchell|Hamline School of Law, with most of its functions on the old Mitchell campus.

February 13, 2015

University in "uphill battle" to raise cash for $190M Gophers facility

Construction on the new $190 million athletics facility at the University of Minnesota is facing a delayed start as the U is struggling to raise the funding it needs. The Star Tribune reports that...

February 07, 2015

Tattle app: U of M's phone app warns parents about risky teen driving

Smartphone App Provides Real-Time, In-Vehicle Feedback to Teen Drivers http://t.co/8xPosOb6FR pic.twitter.com/6MsTm74Tck — MnDOT Research (@MnDOTResearch) November 24, 2014 It’s not available...

February 06, 2015

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