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Williston State College President Ray Nadolny describes the challenges and opportunities facing the colleges in the Oil Patch on Thursday during a state Board of Higher Education meeting in Williston.

NDUS Chancellor Goetz prods for Williston College management program


WILLISTON -- North Dakota University System Chancellor Bill Goetz advocated strongly Thursday for a proposal to add an applied management program at Williston State College that would be the first four-year degree offered by the school.

The proposal for the two-year campus to add a Bachelor of Science degree is creating some concerns about "mission creep," Goetz said, but prodded state Board of Higher Education members to approve the new program.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.