Richard McCallum speaks on Oct. 21 during a hearing in Bismarck on whether he should be fired as Dickinson State University’s president. The North Dakota Board of Higher Education fired McCallum on Dec. 15. Additional scholarship dollars approved for DSU volleyball players by McCallum became an unexpected storyline as the board looked into enrollment inflation by McCallum and the university this fall.
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