If Nayyer Hussain is selected as the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Facilities at the University of Minnesota Morris, he would like to see the student retention rate rise from its current 76 percent to 90 percent. Doing so would mean the campus could spend less resources recruiting new students.
Hussain met the public last Friday at the Common Cup in Morris as the third and final candidate for the position. He is with Rockland Community College, which is part of the State University of New York system.
Hussain said the first task would be to get to know Morris and the university community. Hussain was a one-time finalist for a post at St. Cloud State University.