MOORHEAD, Minn. – On a busy day at Moorhead High School, the counseling office will see close to 100 students. At Robert Asp Elementary here, the school’s single counselor serves...
Despite planning faculty reductions to resolve its projected $4.9 million budget deficit, Minnesota State University Moorhead may hire more tenure-track faculty this spring. Since September, administrators have called for a 10 percent reduction in faculty to correspond with a decline in enrollment. Under the administration’s latest budget proposal, the school is set to lose about 40 faculty members: three tenure-track faculty will be laid off, 17 temporary faculty will not be renewed for next year and 20 others accepted retirement offers. But the school could add as many as 17 tenure-
SABIN, Minn. – The railroad crossing where a 91-year-old died here Sunday was unguarded, with just a sign marking its presence and no arm gates or lights. In other words,...
Concordia College freshman Mike Miller has made trips to the Carl B. Ylvisaker Library routine as he tackles his first semester’s end finals. On Monday night Miller wasn’t buried in note cards and lecture slides but playing with kittens brought specifically to the library for finals week stress relief. Concordia’s kittens are just one example of the array of study breaks area colleges offer for students during end of semester finals.
Under a proposal outlined by administrators Thursday, Minnesota State University Moorhead plans to eliminate majors, merge several departments and lay off six faculty members to solve its $4.9 million budget deficit. The cuts unveiled made it a “sad day to be a Dragon,” said Ted Gracyk, chairman of the Faculty Association, which serves as the bargaining unit for permanent faculty at MSUM. Administrators detailed the cuts in a meeting with the Faculty Association.
Steven and Kathleen Brewer were separated for six months before they moved into a Moorhead home under the care of Peter Otoo, an adult foster care provider. Married for 7½...
More than half of the 31 departments at Minnesota State University Moorhead could be considered for tenured faculty layoffs and program closures to resolve the school’s projected $5 million deficit. After a recent faculty buyout offer fell short, the school on Wednesday provided faculty members with a list of departments and their potential for reductions.