Aug 16, 2011

MnSCU chair visits

Scott Thiss, chair of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees, and Cecilia Retelle, manager of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Education and Labor Management Policy Committee and a lobbyist for Minnesota business, came to Central Lakes College Tuesday, Aug. 16, to visit with administration and tour some of the Brainerd campus. They were acompanied by Bernie Omann, a CLC alum (baseball pitcher) and former legislator from the St. Cloud area, who is now the legislative liaison for MnSCU. Chairman Thiss, president-CEO of an Edina holding company, is completing his six-year MnSCU board term that expires June 30, 2012. He was appointed by then-Gov. Tim Pawlenty.