MEDIA ADVISORY: Public sessions set with chancellor finalists

Posted: January 28, 2011

Contact: Doug Anderson,, 651-201-1426

The selection of the next chancellor for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is heading into the public phase. Here is the tentative schedule of next week’s board meetings and media sessions.

9 a.m., Mon., Jan. 31
Board of Trustees meets to select finalists for the chancellor position. Immediately after the meeting, the names of the finalists will be announced in a news release. This meeting will be audio streamed via

8 a.m., Tues., Feb. 1
Finalists meet with small groups of trustees and other system leaders. These meetings are public, but they will be taking place simultaneously for the finalists. There will be no audio streaming of these meetings.

9:15 a.m., Wed., Feb. 2
Finalists are interviewed individually by the full Board of Trustees. This meeting will be audio streamed via

1:15 p.m., Wed., Feb. 2
Board of Trustees meets to deliberate and select a new chancellor. This meeting will be audio streamed via

Following board meeting:
News conference will be held in the World Trade Room, Fourth Floor, Wells Fargo Place, 30 7th St. E., St. Paul.

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