Welcome to the Southwest Minnesota State University Presidential Search website.  

MnSCU Board of Trustees named Dr. Connie Gores President of Southwest Minnesota State University

The MnSCU System Office has contracted with the executive search consultant firm of Greenwood/Asher & Associates to assist the search advisory committee in recruitment and evaluation of candidates to fill this position. 

This site will be used to keep all interested parties informed about the presidential search.

Press Release:  Two Semifinalists for President of Southwest Minnesota State University Named

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In anticipation of approval by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees,
and on behalf of the Board of Trustees and Chancellor Steven J. Rosenstone,
you are invited to the presentation of the President-Elect of Southwest Minnesota State University

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Conference Center Ballroom
11:15 a.m.: Social Gathering
11:30 a.m.: Presentation of President-Elect

A reception will follow the presentation.

The SMSU President-Elect will be announced at the Feb. 26 Board of Trustees meeting,
which is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. in St. Paul. Listen to the live streaming audio of this meeting off of this site:

The 11:30 a.m. presentation of the President-Elect will be streamed above

Story Image Pat Carmody is Cowan Award Winner

Registrar Pat Carmody is the 2017 Cowain Award Winner, and will receive a special medal during Commencement exercises May 6.

Story Image Dene Kay Thomas is Commencement Speaker

Dr. Dene Kay Thomas, president of Fort Lewis College and an SMSU alumna, is this year's Commencement speaker

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