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Brett Anderson appointed trustee for MnSCU Board

Student Brett Anderson is appointed one of 15 MnSCU trustees.

Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system news release [7/12/2011]

Brett Anderson, a student at Minnesota State University, Mankato, has been appointed to the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities Board of Trustees by Gov. Mark Dayton.

Anderson, who is working on a master's degree in administration and leadership, was appointed to a two-year term that expires June 30, 2013 to represent state university students on the board.

He earned a bachelor's degree in nursing, magna cum laude, from Minnesota State University, Mankato this spring. Anderson was born and grew up in Windom. His family now lives in Ellendale.

As an undergraduate, Anderson served as the vice president of the Minnesota State Student Association at Minnesota State University, Mankato during the 2010-2011 academic year.

A professional member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the nursing honor society, he was designated Undergraduate Student of the Year for the Mu Lambda Chapter in 2011. Anderson also was honored for academic and clinical excellence by both the Mankato Clinic and the Mayo Clinic Health System-Mankato Auxiliary. In addition, Anderson has worked extensively as a pharmacy technician and served as a consultant for the university’s Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning.

He is one of 15 trustees who make up the governing board.

The Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system comprises 31 state universities and community and technical colleges serving the higher education needs of Minnesota. The system serves about 277,000 students per year in credit-based courses and an additional 157,000 students in noncredit courses.

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