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 →

Educational Development Digest | October 2019

This month we highlight the Faculty Developer’s Network and improving student-to-content interactions. Faculty Developer’s Network Members of the Faculty Developer’s Network are engaged in leading or working with faculty development opportunities on campus. This might be through a formal Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), elected faculty to chair the campus faculty development committee, or... Continue Reading →

Minnesota State Recognized at National Conference

Minnesota State recognized at National Conference with exceptional statewide coordination for Positive Student Outcomes Award. The group on stage, receiving the award during "The Sourcies". This year at the CollegeSource Annual Conference, Best Practices awards called “The Sourcies” were awarded. The intention is to recognize schools and organizations in the user community that are doing... Continue Reading →

Jeffery Williamson to Serve as Interim President of North Hennepin Community College

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 19, 2019 – The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Jeffery Williamson to serve as interim president of North Hennepin Community College. The appointment becomes effective August 5 and is for a one-year term. “Jeff Williamson comes to North Hennepin Community College with strong academic credentials, expertise,... Continue Reading →

Michael Raich to Serve as Interim President of the Northeast Higher Education District

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 19, 2019 – The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Michael Raich to serve as interim president of the Northeast Higher Education District (NHED), a consortium of five colleges of Minnesota State that includes Hibbing Community College, Itasca Community College, Mesabi Range College, Rainy River Community College,... Continue Reading →

2019 Board of Trustees Awards Presented

The Board of Trustees of Minnesota State recognized seven individuals with Awards for Excellence last month. These awards are conferred annually to college and university teaching faculty and university administrative service faculty to acknowledge and provide system-wide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement and to encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence. This year, the Professional... Continue Reading →

Press Releases: Minnesota State

Yesterday, April 17, 2019, saw a number of Press Releases from Minnesota State.  Please view the below links to read more about each one: Minnesota State Extends Contract for Chancellor Malhotra Minnesota State Recognizes Three Presidents with Emeritus Status Michael Seymour Named President of Alexandria Technical and Community College Minnesota State Educators Recognized with Awards... Continue Reading →

STAR Symposium Committee Receives Overall Excellence Award

The STAR Symposium Committee, led by Beth McMahon (Northland Community College) and Robin O’Callaghan (formerly Winona State University), received an "Overall-in-All" Excellence Award at the 2018 Minnesota eLearning Summit. The "overall-in-all" designation was awarded because reviewers felt this proposal exemplified excellence in all three award categories: innovation, collaboration, and impact. The STAR Symposium is a... Continue Reading →

System OER Faculty Development Project Receives 2018 Impact Excellence Award

Congratulations to Karen Pikula, Psychology Faculty at Central Lakes College/OER Faculty Development Coordinator (Educational Innovations, system office) and Kimberly Johnson, Director for Faculty and Instructional Development (Educational Innovations, system office) for receiving the 2018 Impact Excellence Award from the Minnesota Learning Commons (https://ccaps.umn.edu/minnesota-learning-commons). Given to organizations or individuals whose work constructs or reflects an extraordinary... Continue Reading →

Welcome Project Manager Michael Olesen to ASA

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Olesen as the Project Manager for Educational Innovations, Academic and Student Affairs, system office.  In this role, Michael will have ongoing responsibility for key technology projects that have direct impact on Academic and Student Affairs. He will begin his work with us on August 09, 2017.... Continue Reading →

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