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Steven Rosenstone delivers a speech Wednesday after being installed Minnesota State Colleges and Universities chancellor. Rosenstone became MnSCU's fourth chancellor during a state Capitol ceremony, attended by a few hundred education and political leaders. Tribune photo by Don Davis

MnSCU chief promises to work for students


ST. PAUL -- The new Minnesota State Colleges and Universities leader promised Wednesday to continue serving students despite what he called "the darkest cloud on the educational sky."

Chancellor Steven Rosenstone used a speech during his installation to both encourage the higher education community and warn of problems, especially funding woes.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.