State's top higher ed official sets priorities Sheila Wright, the new director of the Office of Higher Education, discusses college tuition, financial aid options, course and degree options, enrollment trends and the role of public and private higher education.11:00 a.m.
Sheila Wright: Director of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. Former professor and dean, School of Education, Hamline University. Also worked at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, Minnesota State University Mankato and Carleton College.
Afghans and Americans connect in international town hall Midday presents a special "international radio town hall" about the war in Afghanistan from America Abroad and NPR-affliate WAMU. An American audience in Washington D.C. and a group of Afghans in Kabul get to talk directly to one another about life during wartime.12:00 p.m.