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Press Photo by Jennifer McBride Dickinson State University student Deryl Matthew, left, joins DSU student and former Student Senate President Jermaine Christie on campus Thursday afternoon to discuss the future of the university after it was announced the North Dakota University System has asked DSU President Dr. Richard McCallum to resign. Matthew will be the Student Senate president as of June 1.

Dickinson State University president asked to resign; review finds campus enrolled people without consent


The North Dakota University System chancellor asked Dickinson State University President Dr. Richard McCallum to resign in light of a review released Thursday showing about 180 people were enrolled at DSU last fall without their consent.

McCallum had not given his resignation as of Thursday afternoon and could be terminated, NDUS Chancellor William Goetz said.

Staff allegedly felt pressure from McCallum to increase enrollment, according to the internal review.

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