Faculty feud with chancellor heats up

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Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Minnesota’s state university faculty union sent a harsh critique of Chancellor Steven Rosenstone’s performance to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities governing board as it gears up to evaluate him.

The union and Rosenstone have had a tense relationship. Since last fall, they have clashed over a new strategic planning process for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. And they have been caught in contract negotiations for more than a year.

In a memorandum Friday to the MnSCU’s Board of Trustees, the union voiced a litany of concerns, arguing the system administration is not attuned to faculty and student input.

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