Posted: March 22, 2000

Contact: Doug Anderson,, 651-201-1426

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees today named Vance K. Opperman chair of the chancellor search advisory committee. Opperman, president and chief executive officer of Key Investment, Inc., is the former president of West Publishing Company.

"We are pleased that someone with Mr. Opperman's background and experience has agreed to serve as chair of this important committee," said Michael Vekich, chair of the MnSCU Board of Trustees.