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New president

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities today appointed Richard A. Hanson as president of Bemidji State University and Northwest Technical College. Hanson, 60, has been interim president of North Dakota State University since Dec. 1, 2009. Previously, he served as president of Waldorf College, Forest City, Iowa; professor of sociology, …

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Tuition and fees

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees approved a budget that holds average annual tuition and fee increases to $205 for undergraduate students at the state colleges and $301 at the state universities beginning this fall. Central Lakes College tuition will be $4,322 for a student taking 30 …

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Credits transfer

Nearly 91 percent of students transferring within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system experienced no loss of credits toward their degree, according to a study released today. In presenting the study findings to the Board of Trustees, John Asmussen, the system’s internal auditor who conducted the study, said: “Credit …

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Alexandria name change

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees has approved expanding the mission of Alexandria Technical College to a comprehensive technical and community college and changing the college’s name. The new name, which is Alexandria Technical and Community College, and new mission take effect immediately. The new mission will …

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Trustee Krinkie visits

Phil Krinkie from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities board of trustees toured the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College on Friday, Sept. 10 during a two-hour visit hosted by CLC President Dr. Larry Lundblad. One stop was the Humphrey Center for American Indian Studies housed in the Skone Family …

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Candidate visits

Tom Horner, Independence Party candidate for Governor of Minnesota, spoke to an audience of administrators, faculty, staff, and students in the Cube Friday, Sept. 24 on the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College. Among the topics addressed were the cost of tuition and textbooks, MnSCU leadership, liberal arts and career …

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Candidates’ views

The three major gubernatorial candidates offered their views about tuition, budget priorities, jobs for graduates, online learning and other higher education issues in videotaped interviews with Scott Thiss, chair of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees and a student leader, Caitlin Stene. Their responses are available online …

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Enrollment report

At 9.2 percent, Central Lakes College has the fourth largest enrollment increase among colleges and universities in Minnesota, according to the official enrollment data released by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. CLC has 4,378 students taking at least one class this fall. Last year’s count was 4,010. This …

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Outstanding Educator nominations open

Nominations are open until Nov. 30 for a prestigious statewide college and university teaching award that since 2008 has included faculty from Central Lakes College in Brainerd and Staples. The Minnesota State College and Universities Board of Trustees Educator of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching is an honor …

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