Twenty students from the Minnesota State colleges and universities were nominated for the Mark M. Welter World Citizen Award. Each student will receive a $500 award.
LeadMN sent a letter to Governor Walz on ways that he can address racial inequities in higher education and help grow Minnesota's economy by investing in our community colleges.
With the election less than two weeks away, our attention will quickly turn to the upcoming legislative session and how that will impact students access to quality affordable education in Minnesota. This conversation comes at a time when students are facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We ask that the Board of Trustees makes decisions with a sense of empathy and urgency.
During the fifth special legislative session of the year the Minnesota House of Representatives and the Minnesota Senate passed a $1.9 billion bonding bill, the largest in state history. Included was $90 million for Higher Education Asset Preservation and Replacement and projects at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.
Students that serve on committees have the opporunity to be the first to help create postivite changes in the system. Learn more about open committees.
Learn more about the 16 colleges and universities that received Campus Mobilization Grants to support their work to help grow voters in Minnesota.
Meet four of LeadMN's new interns for the 2020-21 year!
On August 24, 2020, LeadMN submitted feedback to Minnesota State on changes to Policy 1B.3.1 Response to Sexual Violence and Title IX Sexual Harassment.