University of Minnesota
Law provides: “(T)here shall be established in this territory an institute under the name and style of the University of Minnesota; the government of this university shall be vested in a board of regents elected by the legislature for six-year terms.” (Territorial Laws 1851, Chapter 3; perpetuated by the Minnesota Constitution, Article XIII, Section 3)
President of the University & President (ex officio) of the Board of Regents: Robert H. Bruininks Appointed: November 2002 Salary: $423,000
202 Morrill Hall, 100 Church St. S.E., Minneapolis 55455(612)625-5000Web site: www.umn.edu
University of Minnesota Board of Regents: Patricia Simmons, 1st Cong. Dist.Dallas Bohnsack, 2nd Cong. Dist.David M. Larson, 3rd Cong. Dist.David R. Metzen, 4th Cong. Dist.Peter Bell, 5th Cong. Dist.John Frobenius, 6th Cong. Dist.Clyde Allen, Jr., 7th Cong. Dist.Anthony R. Baraga, 8th Cong. Dist.Frank R. Berman, at largeSteven D. Hunter, at largeCynthia Lesher, at largeLakeesha Ransom, at largeMission: The University of Minnesota is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world. The university’s mission is threefold: research and discovery, teaching and learning, and outreach and public service.
Patricia Simmons, 1st Cong. Dist.Dallas Bohnsack, 2nd Cong. Dist.David M. Larson, 3rd Cong. Dist.David R. Metzen, 4th Cong. Dist.Peter Bell, 5th Cong. Dist.John Frobenius, 6th Cong. Dist.
Clyde Allen, Jr., 7th Cong. Dist.Anthony R. Baraga, 8th Cong. Dist.Frank R. Berman, at largeSteven D. Hunter, at largeCynthia Lesher, at largeLakeesha Ransom, at large
Colleges located on the Twin Cities campus:
College of Biological SciencesCollege of Continuing EducationCollege of DesignCollege of Education and Human DevelopmentCollege of Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resource SciencesCollege of Liberal ArtsCollege of PharmacyCollege of Veterinary Medicine
Curtis L. Carlson School of Management Graduate SchoolHubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public AffairsInstitute of TechnologyLaw SchoolMedical SchoolSchool of DentistrySchool of NursingSchool of Public Health
Service and Research Programs: University of Minnesota Academic Health Center, Center for Urban and Regional Affairs, University of Minnesota Extension Service, James Ford Bell Museum of Natural History, Agricultural Experiment Stations, Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, Office of Government and Community Relations, and numerous others.
Cultural programs: Cultural activities are featured on all campuses and include theater, dance, opera, musical organizations, art shows, library services, and student centers for social functions.
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU)
Law provides: The statewide system of state universities, community colleges, and technical colleges is known as Minnesota State Colleges and Universities(MnSCU). These institutions provide programs of study that meet the needs of students for occupational, general, baccalaureate, and graduate education leading to certificates, diplomas, and degrees at the associate, baccalaureate and master’s levels. The system benefits students through improved and broader course offerings, ease of transfer among schools and programs, integrated course credit, coordinated degree programs, and coordinated financial aid. (Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 136F)
Chancellor: James H. McCormick Appointed: 2001 Salary: $285,961
Wells Fargo Pl., 30 E. 7th St., Suite 350, St. Paul 55101(651)296-8012Web site: www.mnscu.edu
Board of Trustees:
Caleb Anderson, MaplewoodDuane Benson, LanesboroMichael Boulton, PorterCheryl Dickson, St. PaulRuth Grendahl, Apple ValleyClarence Hightower, MinneapolisDan McElroy, BurnsvilleDavid Olson, St. Paul
David Paskach, CottonwoodThomas Renier, DuluthChristine Rice, Lake ElmoAnn Curme Shaw, MinnetonkaC. Scott Thiss, EdinaJames Van Houten, MinneapolisCarol Wenner,
Institutions: The statewide system is composed of seven state universities, and 25 two-year colleges. These institutions serve about 240,000 students annually in credit-based courses at campuses in 46 communities around the state. In addition the system serves approximately 130,000 Minnesotans in noncredit courses each year.
Alexandria Technical College, Alexandria, (320)762-0221 President: Kevin KopischkeAnoka-Ramsey Community College, Cambridge and Coon Rapids, (763)433-1100 President: Patrick JohnsAnoka Technical College, Anoka, (763)576-4700 President: Anne WeyandtBemidji State University, Bemidji, (218)755-2001 President: Jon QuistgaardCentral Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, (218)855-8000 President: Larry LundbladCentury College, White Bear Lake, (651)779-3200 President: Larry LiteckyDakota County Technical College, Rosemount, (651)423-8000 President: Ronald ThomasFond du Lac Tribal and Community College, Cloquet, (218)879-0800 President: Donald DayHennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie, (952)995-1300 President: Kathryn JefferyInver Hills Community College, Inver Grove Heights, (651)450-8500 President: Cheryl FrankLake Superior College, Duluth, (218)733-7600 President: Kathleen NelsonMetropolitan State University, Minneapolis and St. Paul, (651)793-1300 President: Wilson BradshawMinneapolis Community and Technical College, Minneapolis, (612)659-6000 President: Phillip DavisMinnesota State College - Southeast Technical, Red Wing and Winona (877)853-8324 President: Jim JohnsonMinnesota State Community & Technical College, Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena, (218)736-1500 President: Ann Valentine Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, (507)389-1866 President: Richard W. DavenportMinnesota State University Moorhead, Moorhead, (800)593-7246 President: Roland BardenMinnesota West Community & Technical College, Canby, Granite Falls, Jackson, Pipestone and Worthington, (800) 658-2330, President: Ronald WoodNormandale Community College, Bloomington, (952)487-8200 President: Katherine Hiyane-BrownNorth Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, (763)488-0391 President: Ann WyniaNortheast Higher Education District* President: Joe Sertich Hibbing Community College, Hibbing, (218)262-7200 Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids, (218)327-4460 Mesabi Range Community & Technical College, Eveleth and Virginia (218)741-3095 Rainy River Community College, International Falls, (218)285-7722 Vermilion Community College, Ely, (800)657-3608Northland Community & Technical College, East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls (218)681-0701 President: Anne TemteNorthwest Technical College**, Bemidji, (218)333-6600 President: Jon Quistgaard, Bemidji State UniversityPine Technical College, Pine City, (320)629-5100 President: Robert MusgroveRidgewater College, Hutchinson and Willmar, (800)722-1151 President: Douglas AllenRiverland Community College, Albert Lea and Austin, (800)247-5039 President: Terrence LeasRochester Community and Technical College, Rochester, (507)285-7210 President: Don SupallaSt. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, (320)308-0121 President: Roy SaigoSt. Cloud Technical College, St. Cloud, (320)308-5000 President: Joyce HelensSaint Paul College, St. Paul, (651)846-1600 President: Donovan SchwichtenbergSouth Central College, Faribault and North Mankato, (507)389-7200 President: Keith StoverSouthwest Minnesota State University, Marshall, (800)642-0684 President: David DanaharWinona State University, Winona, (800)342-5978 President: Judith Ramaley
* Hibbing, Itasca, Mesabi Range, Rainy River and Vermilion make up the Northeast Higher Education District, a consortium of five state colleges.
** Northwest Technical College at Bemidji is aligned with Bemidji State University.
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