Welcome Equity and Inclusion Coordinators

Educational Innovations and the Office of Equity and Inclusion have identified three Equity and Inclusion Coordinators who over the 2020-2021 academic year will assist in aligning, developing, and implementing a plan for a comprehensive set of development opportunities to help faculty members build knowledge, skills, and abilities related to equity and inclusion efforts within the... Continue Reading →

ASA Award Nominations and Fall Conference

Academic and Student Affairs are pleased to announce that the ASA Virtual Fall Conference for 2020 will be held on Thursday and Friday, November 12 & 13, 2020. Detailed information and presentation schedules will follow in October. As part of the conference, we will be awarding the ASA Leadership Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year.... Continue Reading →

Policy and Procedure Update

The following board policies and system procedures were amended and uploaded to the Board of Trustee’s Policy and Procedure webpage in FY20. 1A.1 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Org. & Admin.1A.1.2 Pilot Programs1D.1 Office of Internal Auditing2.6 Intercollegiate Athletics3.5 Post-secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program*3.5.1 Post-secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program3.6.1 Student Conduct3.22 Course Syllabi and Course... Continue Reading →

New Pilot Program Request Site

The new Pilot Program Request (PPR) site has been created to assist presidents with the submission of their pilot program requests. Presidents must use their StarID log-in credentials, enter all the required information, and attach the Pilot Program Request form, which is downloaded from the site. Employees and students using their StarID may access this... Continue Reading →

Regional Labor Market Reports for Pathway Partners Oct. 1, Oct. 6, Oct. 8

Perkins (Career & Technical Education) is sponsoring regional reports completed by RealTime Talent to support local consortia and others in workforce development in navigating changes in their local labor market due to COVID-19. The reports and the presentations will provide the foundation for exploring how these current impacts may influence enrollment, industry, career advancement, and... Continue Reading →

Apply for Z-Degree Funding

Background  The Minnesota State system office invites campuses within the system to submit an interest application as the first step to participate in the second Minnesota State zero textbook cost degree (Z-degree) funding opportunity.   This is an opportunity to keep the momentum generated from the State of Minnesota’s 91st Legislature, which passed Senate File 2415 in the Spring 2019... Continue Reading →

4th Annual OER Librarian’s Workshop Day

The 4th Annual OER Librarian’s Workshop Day has been reconfigured into a virtual format and presents two entry points for engagement based on background knowledge and experience in OER: OER Discovery and Introduction to AdvocacyFriday, September 18, 20208:30 am – 12:00 pm This virtual event is for librarians who are new to OER and related... Continue Reading →

Webinars Now Available – Fall 2020 Faculty Development Opportunities

The Network for Educational Development (NED) announces a list of webinars that are now available for Minnesota State faculty and staff to register for.  These opportunities are in addition to the short course, long course, and learning community opportunities available for Fall 2020. These include 15 short course opportunities, 4 QM sponsored workshops, a learning community on culturally responsive pedagogy, and a semester-long... Continue Reading →

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