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Dickinson State University President D.C. Coston addresses a group of students, faculty and staff Friday afternoon in Beck Auditorium, telling them the school has received full accreditation status from the Higher Learning Commission after being put "on notice" by the accreditation organization in 2012.

Relief at DSU: Higher Learning Commission decides school keeps full accreditation

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Dickinson State University is once again a fully accredited institution with no strings attached, according to the Higher Learning Commission.


DSU President D.C. Coston received an email from HLC President Sylvia Manning on Friday afternoon stating that the school’s “on notice” accreditation status had been removed.

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Bryan Horwath
A Wisconsin native, Horwath has been covering news in the Oil Patch of North Dakota since 2012. Horwath currently serves as the senior agriculture and political reporter for The Dickinson Press and, despite the team's tendency to always let him down, remains a diehard Minnesota Vikings fan.
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