Although it is 43 years its junior, the Naval Academy has hosted 50 percent more commencement addresses by sitting U.S. Presidents than West Point.
Ohio State will host its third commencement address by a sitting president this spring, but that’s only half the number tallied by Notre Dame.
Emmer strikes moderate, cooperative tone in education speech at University of Minnesota’s Humphrey Institute
Golden Gophers are 29-20-2 against Nebraska all-time, but just 0-14 since 1963; Cornhuskers have won 39 of 45 contests against current Big 10 schools over the past 48 years
Pawlenty was first Gopher State Governor elected with a law degree since 1974; from 1910-1974, 90 percent of elected governors had a legal education
Analysis of various education indicators finds that Minnesota ranks at or near the top of key education outputs, despite having only a moderate number of public libraries in the state
When Governor Tim Pawlenty proposed a collective unallotment of $100 million to the University of Minnesota and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MNSCU) system on Tuesday, higher education officials breathed a short sigh of relief. After the end of…
Governor Tim Pawlenty’s State of the State Address on Thursday afternoon saw a significant change in the policy issues he raised from his previous address on February 13, 2008. These changes largely reflected the harsh economic reality that has beset…
Smart Politics blog author Eric Ostermeier is now also a regular on-line commentator for Twin Cities Public Television’s Almanac: At The Capitol website. Ostermeier is part of that website’s “Brain Trust” – a collection of political opinion leaders who write…