President Rosenberg was quoted or featured in the following articles:
Most Republicans Still Aren’t Crazy About Higher Education. And That’s OK. | Chronicle of Higher Education | October 12, 2018
President Brian Rosenberg wrote this opinion for the Chronicle.
Alexander 'Sandy' Hill, Macalester College administrator and mentor, dies at 83 | Star Tribune | October 11, 2018
The Star Tribune ran a news obituary re Sandy Hill, and President Brian Rosenberg, Martin Carlson ‘94, Peter Fenn '70, and Nancy Slaughter ‘58 were quoted.
Macalester football player surprised with national award for community service work | FOX 9 | September 13, 2018
Teammates and coaches surprised Macalester College defensive lineman Ethan Levin ‘20 to announce he won a national award. Levin was one of 22 college football players across all divisions to be named to the 2018 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for his commitment to community service. Levin founded a non-profit called Athletes Against Sexual Violence dedicated to discussing sexual violence prevention on and around campus. Levin’s parents and President Brian Rosenberg also joined in the celebration.
Minnesota Moment: Macalester Football Player Honored for Work Off the Field | KSTP-TV | September 13, 2018
Ethan Levin ‘20 has earned a spot on the Allstate American Football Coaches Association Good Works Team, first established in 1992 to recognize college football players who have made a commitment to service and enriching the lives of others. Levin is being honored for his work in preventing sexual violence. Levin’s parents and President Brian Rosenberg also joined in the celebration.
Kofi Annan: Diplomat, peacemaker, Ping-Pong legend | Star Tribune | September 1, 2018
When Kofi Annan ‘61 died last month at age 80, he left his mark on international diplomacy and his name on Macalester’s Institute for Global Citizenship. He left another mark at the St. Paul campus: his signature, scrawled in fading Sharpie, on the side of a Ping-Pong table. President Brian Rosenberg and Ron Bole ‘62 were quoted.
The U.S. News College Rankings: a Modest Proposal | Chronicle of Higher Education | August 21, 2018
President Brian Rosenberg penned this opinion for the Chronicle.
Macalester remembers alum Kofi Annan | Star Tribune | August 19, 2018
As dignitaries from around the world offered their condolences on the death of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, leaders in Minnesota reflected on his impact during his years at Macalester College and afterward. “What I want to underscore is that Kofi Annan in person and in private was at least as impressive as the public figure," Macalester President Brian Rosenberg said in a statement Saturday. Others quoted included alumnae Jocelyn Popinchalk and Nikki Kay and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter.
Kofi Annan leaves 'powerful' legacy at Macalester College | MPR | August 19, 2018
The president of St. Paul's Macalester College said former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan leaves a "powerful" legacy at the school. Annan, who died Saturday at age 80, was born in Ghana and finished his undergraduate work in economics at Macalester, graduating in 1961. Speaking with MPR News on Saturday, Macalester President Brian Rosenberg said Annan was "the most famous and most visible embodiment of the mission of the college. We're a place that focuses a lot on global citizenship, and on service, and on peace, and Kofi has always been for us a symbol of that, and a motivating factor for everyone on campus.”
Macalester College mourns the passing of its most famous son, Kofi Annan | Pioneer Press | August 19, 2018
As the world mourns the passing of Nobel Peace Prize winner and former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the pain of his passing is being felt intensely in St. Paul, where Annan got his start as a young student at Macalester College. “We are both shocked and deeply saddened. He seemed like one of those people that would go on forever,” said Brian Rosenberg, president of Macalester College, where Annan graduated in 1961.
Why We Should Spare the Education Department — for Now | Chronicle of Higher Education | June 25, 2018
This commentary about the proposal to merge the Education and Labor Departments was written by President Brian Rosenberg.