January 15, 2015 | 8:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
St. Catherine University

On Thursday, January 15th, Student Affairs professionals from across the region will gather for the annual January Professional Development Day.

The 2015 program will feature Dr. Susan Brower, Minnesota State Demographer, who will be presenting data illustrating the changing demographics of the State of Minnesota and its impact on the on-going and future diversification of college and university students.

This year’s event is organized and hosted by the St. Kate’s Office of Student Affairs. For more information, please contact them via email or phone.

About Dr. Susan Brower

Reposted from the Minnesota State Demographic Center.

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Susan Brower is the Minnesota State Demographer and directs the MN State Demographic Center. Susan became the State Demographer in February 2012. In that capacity, she travels the state talking with Minnesotans about the new social and economic realities that are brought about by recent demographic shifts. Susan’s work applies an understanding of demographic trends to changes in a range of areas including the state’s economy and workforce, education, health, immigration and rural population changes.

Susan joined the State Demographic Center after working as a researcher on the Minnesota Compass project at Wilder Research in St. Paul. Prior to that, she worked at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan.

Susan earned her Ph.D. in sociology at the University of Michigan, specializing in demography and family sociology. She also holds a master’s degree in public policy from Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.