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Navratil worked in Pennsylvania, where she covered state government and crime – and sometimes both at once. She was part of teams that won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News in 2019 and 2021.


Minnesota State chooses presidents for two technical colleges

The Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved new leaders for Hennepin Technical College and St. Cloud Technical & Community College.


Hamline faculty call on college president to quit amid dispute

71 of 92 faculty members at a meeting Tuesday voted to call on President Fayneese Miller to resign immediately.


Hamline president: Dispute over art, academic freedom is 'learning experience'

With the international spotlight trained on the St. Paul college, some faculty have raised concerns about President Fayneese Miller's leadership.


U president Joan Gabel resigns from Securian Financial board

Her decision to join the board had prompted concerns from several officials.


Lawmakers weigh action on concerns over U president Gabel's Securian board seat

The U's regents approved Joan Gabel's appointment to the corporate board in December, but some critics want further review.


St. Thomas announces record gift for new sports arena

The $75 million donation comes at a time when the Catholic university is trying to build its reputation outside the Twin Cities and is relying, in part, on athletics to do that.


Instructor who showed Prophet Muhammad images sues; Hamline says response 'flawed'

The university's president and board chair said in a joint statement that they had "learned much" about Islam.


Muslims differ on dismissal of Hamline teacher in art dispute

Some groups say the university needed to act to support students while others say it inappropriately waded into a religious disagreement.


Part of Northrop auditorium's roof at University of Minnesota collapses

The adjacent Church Street and Northrop parking garages also are closed.


Concordia College in Moorhead announces next president

Colin Irvine has been working as the provost and senior executive vice president at Augustana University in Sioux Falls.