The Academic and Student Affairs Division of the system office works with system institutions to identify and meet shared priorities so they can better serve their students and communities.

Calendar of Events   

Senior Vice Chancellor Ron Anderson Speaking Request Form

ASA Org Chart

ASA Contact List

Chief Academic Officer List (systemwide)

Chief Student Affairs Officer List (systemwide)

Dean List (systemwide)

Centers of Excellence Contact list

System Office Staff (searchable directory of all system office employees; listings are available by division)

Other System Directories (includes links to the Board of Trustees roster, college and university presidents directory, Minnesota State Legislature directories and higher education affiliates of the system)

The 2019 Fall Academic and Student Affairs Leadership Conference will be held at Breezy Point Resort on October 23-25, 2019.  At this time both registrations for the conference and for hotels are unavailable. Please check back here often for more updates.

Dates & Location

October 23-25, 2019 at Breezy Point Resort


Nominations for 2019 Fall Academic and Student Affairs Awards are now open.  Please see the nomination form for more information here. Please send all documentation and the filled out nomination form to 

For information on the awards themselves please visit the awards description page.

For further questions please contact

Call for Proposals

Senior Vice Chancellor Ron Anderson is encouraging campus leaders and system office staff to consider submitting session proposals with specific emphasis on leadership, strategy, and other general ideas and topics of broad interest and applicability.

Please submit session proposals on this Qualtrics form no later than Friday, August 30, 2019.  As in the past, we will make every effort to maximize participation through a diverse offering of concurrent sessions. 


Registration will be posted at a later date.  We will be using rSchool today as we have in the past.


The program will be posted closer to the event date.


The Academic and Student Affairs Division prepares a variety of reports including many that are produced for the Minnesota Legislature. Find recent reports through the links below.


Minnesota State Degree and Certificate Completion Report to the Legislature

Minnesota State Degree and Certificate Completion Report Appendix B

Minnesota State Developmental Education Plan Report to the Legislature


News and Events

Our Fall 2019 Academic and Student Affairs Equity & Inclusion Conference will be held on October 23-25, 2019.  For more information please see the above accordion for more information.

ASA Newsletter

The ASA Newsletter is used as the primary communication tool delivering ASA news to Chief Academic and Student Affairs Officers, Deans, Business/Industry Outreach Administrators, Center of Excellence contacts, Quality Matters Coordinators, system office staff, and others.

Information is posted daily about current projects, upcoming events, meetings, conferences, division news, and deadline alerts. If you wish to share and receive information, please click on How to Subscribe or Submit a Post.