After less than one school year in the Frontier Conference, Dickinson State officials are mulling a move that would send its athletic programs to a proposed league consisting primarily of its former Dakota Athletic Conference rivals.
Dickinson State University officials this week received news that the U.S. Department of Education has denied an appeal for a $32,500 fine for enrollment reporting infractions, they announced today in a press release.
Just a day after North Dakota’s new university system chancellor said a review of Dickinson State University’s enrollment problems was going well, officials announced the school will remain accredited but that it had been put on “notice” from the Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.
The Press Staff and The Associated Press
, July 14, 2012
Dickinson State University accepted nearly 65 percent of students who applied for admission in the 2011-12 school year, according to records. Those who were not accepted did not meet standards or did not complete requirements.
BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education is working to tighten admission policies for international students after fake transcripts and bogus degrees became evident at Dickinson State University.
Due to past tuition waivers, some Dickinson State University students from out of state will see a “slight” increase in tuition, despite the rate being lowered, which will create efficiencies for the next school year.
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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.
BISMARCK — An audit presented to North Dakota legislators outlines in great detail Dickinson State University’s problems with inflated grades, and questionable tuition waivers, scholarships and spending, but the campus leader who inherited those problems said progress is already being made.
Dickinson State University is out of compliance with numerous policies, according to the results of a performance audit conducted by the Office of the North Dakota Auditor released Friday. It also possibly inflated grades.
BISMARCK — State lawmakers had sharp questions Friday about why it took so long to discover problems with a Dickinson State University program that resulted in hundreds of Chinese students receiving degrees they didn’t earn.
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