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Academic & Student Affairs

The Academic and Student Affairs Division of the system office works with system institutions to identify and meet shared priorities so they can better serve their students and communities.

MnSCU Academic and Student Affairs Newsletter

This newsletter is used as the primary communication tool delivering ASA news to Chief Academic and Student Affairs Officers, Deans, Business/Industry Outreach Administrators, Center of Excellence contacts, Qualiy Matters Coordinators, and system office staff.  Information is posted daily about current projects, upcoming events, meetings, conferences, (including agendas in the calendar function) division news, and deadline alerts.  If you wish to share and receive information, please click on How to Subscribe or Submit a Newsletter Post.  All questions and inquiries can be directed to Shelly Heller.

News and Events

2015 Spring Academic and Student Affairs Leadership Conference
The Spring Academic and Student Affairs Leadership conference is scheduled for May 28-29, 2015 at Normandale Community College.  Please click here for further information.

2014-2015 Academic and Student Affairs Awards
Nominations for the 2014-2015 Academic and Student Affairs Awards are now being accepted.  Please click here for further information.

Student Affairs/Diversity and Equity Conference
Presentations are now available online from many of the presentations at the 2014 Student Affairs/Diversity and Equity Conference.  If you were a presenter and have not submitted your presentation, please send it to
Pathways to Postsecondary Regional Leadership Summits - The regional summits to enhance our common understandings of newly-enacted legislation and to explore opportunities for new or expanded partnerships between our E-12 and postsecondary systems have concluded.  Discussions regarding the launch of phase 2 will be occurring in the near future.  In the meantime, if you have questions, please contact Jessica Espinosa