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  • October 14, 2020

    MHEFA Requests Responses to Municipal Advisor Request for Proposal

    The Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority (“MHEFA”) is requesting your consideration of providing a response to this Request for Qualifications / Request for Proposal (“RFP”) to provide Municipal Advisor services to the Authority.

  • October 2, 2020

    Bethel Inaugurates Sixth President Today

    Bethel University welcomed Ross Allen as the new president Friday during a small inauguration ceremony held at Benson Great Hall, which will be streamed online.

    Although initially stepping into office in July, Allen will officially be the sixth president of the private Christian university in its 149 year history, and the first alumni.

  • September 22, 2020

    MHEFA Welcomes MCAD Interim CFO, Peter Kendall

    The Authority welcomes Minneapolis College of Art and Design Interim CFO, Peter Kendall.

  • September 22, 2020

    Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority News Release

    We regret to announce that David B. Laird, Jr. passed away at his home on September 13, 2020. Dr. Laird was born, raised, and educated in the State of New York. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, he moved to Minnesota where he spent his entire professional career in higher education. He was an accomplished musician, regularly playing drums with local musicians at Twin Cities jazz venues.

    His contributions to higher education and society were both numerous and significant. Dr. Laird was instrumental in the development, establishment, and initial operation of the Minnesota Higher Education Facilities Authority (the “Authority”). His guidance in working with the legislature to enact legislation authorizing and setting up the Authority, along with his help and counsel helping establish guidelines and policies for the operation of the Authority have been of significant benefit to developing the Authority’s position in the higher education public finance market.

  • September 21, 2020

    Wells Fargo Announces Student Impact Scholarship

    Wells Fargo is proud to announce the Student Impact Scholarship with $1 million in scholarship funds available to help support students on their educational journey. If you’re a student impact maker, working to make a difference in your community, and have been financially impacted by the pandemic, you may be eligible for an opportunity to receive a $5k scholarship. Applications open September 14 and will be accepted through October 2, 2020.

  • September 2, 2020

    Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) Hires New Vice President of Academic Affairs

    MCAD President Sanjit Sethi is pleased to announce the hiring of Robert Ransick as Vice President of Academic Affairs.

    As of July 1, Ransick will replace retiring Vice President Karen Wirth, who began her career at MCAD in the early 1990s and also served as interim president for the 2018-2019 academic year.