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January 28, 2016
MnSCU feeling financial pressure as enrollment drops
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s largest higher-education system is looking to make major changes as enrollment continues to fall and more institutions fail financial stress tests. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system saw enrollment fall by 1.9 percent last year, to 138,973....
January 28, 2016 - 9:42am
January 15, 2016
BSU partners with Northland CTC
BEMIDJI—A new program will allow students from Northland Community and Technical College to transfer to BSU without application fees, long wait times or concerns about getting in. Outlined in a release Friday, the NorthernConnect program offers a bridge for NCTC students who...
January 15, 2016 - 6:29pm
September 30, 2015
The search starts: MnSCU chancellor visits to discuss next president for BSU, NTC
BEMIDJI -- Leaders from BSU, Northwest Technical College and the broader Bemidji community painted the portrait of their ideal president Wednesday...
September 30, 2015 - 6:41pm
September 9, 2015
BSU ranked in Top 100 for Midwest schools
BEMIDJI—For the eighth straight year, BSU is one of the top 100 colleges and universities in the Midwest, according to new rankings by U.S. News and World Report. In the media company's annual study released Tuesday night, BSU tied for 34th among public institutions in the...
September 9, 2015 - 4:06pm
August 21, 2015
Orientation for new BSU students Saturday
BEMIDJI—Orientation for new students at BSU on Saturday includes a program about safety and responsibility—an attempt by the university to prevent stories like last winter's, when alcohol and cold weather appear to have converged in the lives of two female students. At...
August 21, 2015 - 5:44pm
July 22, 2015
'Old Main' comes down at Oak Hills
BEMIDJI—What opened in 1947 as the central building on the campus of Oak Hills Christian College came crashing down Wednesday to make room...
July 22, 2015 - 6:04pm
June 25, 2015
BSU among top 100 colleges for affordability
BEMIDJI—BSU is among the most affordable online colleges in the country, according to a new online ranking. Great Value Colleges, a website that rates schools for quality and cost, slotted BSU at No.
June 25, 2015 - 3:09pm
June 24, 2015
Joseph Cotto: Time to reconsider going to college?
The American economy has supposedly long since recovered from the Great Recession. The stock market is doing exceptionally well and unemployment isn’t what it once was. Considering all of this, things should be looking up for most people. But for those who represent our nation’s...
June 24, 2015 - 11:58pm
June 18, 2015
Tuition to increase at BSU, other four-year institutions: Tuition freeze remains for NTC, other two-year colleges
BEMIDJI -- Tuition at BSU and other four-year institutions across Minnesota is expected to increase by 3.4 percent for the fall 2015 semester. The average annual undergraduate tuition for full-time students during the 2015-2016 academic year will increase by $233, a release from...
June 18, 2015 - 7:41pm
June 17, 2015
MnSCU board approves tuition changes
ST. PAUL -- University students in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will see their first tuition increase in three years this fall, but that will be followed by a yearlong tuition freeze, the system's board of trustees decided Wednesday afternoon. At the system's...
June 17, 2015 - 6:55pm
It's 'right now' for NTC; No name change on horizon, but new programs will strengthen school
BEMIDJI—Only a week removed from graduation, Northwest Technical College officials say they are excited about recent changes implemented at the school. Faced with declining enrollment at NTC, leaders there and at Bemidji State University began a "reinvention" process in the...
May 17, 2015 - 1:33am
May 15, 2015
BSU and NTC announce finalists for vice president position
BEMIDJI -- Three finalists have been chose to fill the position of vice president of finance and administration at BSU and Northwest Technical College. The finalists will visit the campuses and interviews begin Monday, a press release said. The finalists are Karen Snorek,...
May 15, 2015 - 6:34pm
April 21, 2015
More money, but no full tuition freeze in Minnesota legislation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate-passed legislation would increase state-run college and university spending slightly more than the House wants, but neither bill contains the money college officials seek to freeze all tuition. "It is my strongest intention that they do keep tuition...
April 21, 2015 - 9:11am
February 24, 2015
Charitable trust gives funds to North Dakota State for Indian health scholarships
FARGO -- The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded North Dakota State University $750,000 to create the first endowed scholarship fund in the nation for graduate students in American Indian public health. The state of North Dakota has provided an additional...
February 24, 2015 - 9:24am
December 4, 2014
Leech Lake Tribal College takes part in Obama initiative
WASHINGTON -- Dr. Donald Day, president of Leech Lake Tribal College, will join President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in Washington today to announce new actions to help more students prepare and graduate from college.
December 4, 2014 - 10:41am