Alex Friedrich Feature Archive

The University of Minnesota is taking its first full look at what it costs to educate the average undergraduate. (06/07/2012)
The state has dismissed a claim by some University of Minnesota graduate assistants that the university interfered with their attempts at unionization. (06/07/2012)
The University of Minnesota is announcing a statewide program Monday to get more students focused on obtaining a college education. (06/04/2012)
A University of Minnesota Regents committee wants the university to discontinue special transitional leaves for administrators. (05/25/2012)
Minnesota schools have a new way to measure performance, replacing the controversial No Child Left Behind accountability system with the state's own. (05/22/2012)
Students who attend Minnesota's state colleges and universities could face an average tuition increase of 3.9 percent this next academic year. (05/15/2012)
Employers across the country are saying too many American workers don't have the right skills to fill open positions. In Minnesota, the State Colleges and Universities system is surveying employers in the region to find out what skills they're not seeing in recent graduates and older workers -- and what else employers need from higher education. (04/30/2012)
Two former deans have filed lawsuits against the Woodbury-based Minnesota School of Business - Globe University alleging that they were fired for complaining about violations of multiple accreditation standards at the for-profit college. (04/27/2012)
A panel of University of Minnesota regents is meeting Thursday to review the University of Minnesota's compensation policy for top administrators. (The Daily Circuit, 04/26/2012)
Newly-named University of Minnesota Athletic Director Norwood Teague has a record as an aggressive fund-raiser with an eye for talent and an appreciation for academics. (04/24/2012)
Plymouth police say two people were injured this morning when a school bus serving Robbinsdale and Wayzata schools collided with a car at an intersection. (04/20/2012)
A measure that could satisfy some fans' thirst for beer at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium is halfway to Gov. Mark Dayton. (04/20/2012)
The Minnesota Appeals Court has upheld a $30 million fraud ruling against Wells Fargo. (04/18/2012)
Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Eric Roeske says officers will look for all forms of distraction. That includes cell-phone use -- especially texting, the checking of e-mail or use of the Web. (04/18/2012)
Demographics at the University of Minnesota's agriculture school are changing. A different breed of student is filling the classroom. (04/17/2012)