How classes are taught and the information instructors cover in classes could be changing in the MnSCU school system. MnSCU officials are considering developing a system similar to the K-12 common core curriculum.
We told you on Friday that St. Cloud State University saw a modest increase in student enrollment this fall. Today (Monday) we're getting a look at the enrollment numbers for the MnSCU system as a whole.
The MnSCU Board of Trustees have approved a proposed land swap between St. Cloud State University and the city of St. Cloud. However, after consulting with the Minnesota Attorney General's office, it was determined a land exchange is not viable.
Declining enrollment at Minnesota's state-run colleges and universities has campus leaders drafting new plans to deal with decreased funding. St. Cloud State is among the hardest hit. Enrollment has dropped about 17 percent since 2011 and is expected to decline another 5 percent this year.