Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Higher Education in Review
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Higher Education in Review

78
views

Published on

Jessica Medearis, MSCSA Associate Director …

Jessica Medearis, MSCSA Associate Director
This session will build a foundation of knowledge about the state of Minnesota’s higher education system. Topics will include the structure of higher education systems, especially MnSCU, student involvement in decision-making, and the role of the state legislature.

Published in: Education

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
78
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Higher Education in Review Jessica Medearis Associate Director, MSCSA
  • 2.  Minnesota has two public higher education systems. Higher Education in Minnesota
  • 3.  Minnesota also has a variety of private higher education institutions  Coordination by the Office of Higher Education Higher Education in Minnesota
  • 4.  MnSCU system was created in 1995  Merged all public schools, except the University of Minnesota  Efficiency, centralized services, oversight Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
  • 5.  State and tuition funded  System currently gets more than half of its funding from tuition  System has over 400,000 students  Subject to legislative oversight and direction Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
  • 6.  Five campuses and 65,000 students  Split focus between education and research  Less legislative oversight University of Minnesota
  • 7. A “Land Grant” School
  • 8.  Non-profit and for-profit  No direct state aid, BUT  Students are eligible for financial aid  Institutions almost free from state oversight Private Colleges
  • 9.  MnSCU received $102 million in new money for 2014 and 2015  Tuition freeze  Change to state grant formula to benefit MnSCU’s part-time students ◦ Two-year pilot The legislative landscape…
  • 10.  Bonding for facilities  Policy initiatives  Supplemental budget? The legislative landscape…
  • 11.  Over 95,000 full-time two-year students  Educates 63% of the state’s undergraduates  2013-2014 Tuition Average: $5,370 The MnSCU System:
  • 12.  Who? ◦ Legislature ◦ Board of Trustees ◦ Chancellor ◦ Vice Chancellors ◦ Presidents/Leadership Council ◦ Provosts ◦ Students, Faculty, Staff Shared Governance
  • 13.  Federal and State Statute  System Strategic Framework  Board Policy and Procedures  System Guidelines  Campus Policy and Procedure  Committee Bylaws Guiding Documents:
  • 14.  15-member Board  6 year terms: 8 representing regions, 3 at-large, one labor  2 year terms: 3 students Board of Trustees
  • 15.  Vice Chancellors  Associate Vice Chancellors  Other Staff  Students  MSCF, IFO, MAPE, MSUAASF, AFSCME, MMA  Lawmakers  Media Other Decision-Makers
  • 16.  Legislature ◦ Bargaining units (contract approval)  Media  Public  Students  Bargaining units (organizations)  Board of Trustees ◦ Chancellor  System Staff  Presidents  Campus Faculty and Staff (individually) Governance in Action!
  • 17. Governance in Action!

×