FARGO — The day after she was grilled at a legislative committee hearing about perceived efforts to discredit North Dakota’s higher education chancellor, a member of the board overseeing the system sent an email critical of how her board and staff responded.
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education unanimously decided Thursday to conduct a performance evaluation on the chancellor that allows college presidents, staff and students to “speak without fear,” according to one member.
GRAND FORKS — A meeting of the State Board of Higher Education began on a tense note today at the University of North Dakota with questions over embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani's leadership skills.
BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education’s violations of open meeting laws are “pervasive,” and board members must complete training to avoid future problems with the law, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said.
BISMARCK — Minot State University President David Fuller had some tough talk for presidents of North Dakota’s 11 public colleges and universities after the March 7 meeting of the board that oversees the system.
BISMARCK — The internal auditor for the North Dakota University System said Chancellor Hamid Shirvani did not violate any policies or commit fraud in testimony before a House committee, but adds that Shirvani’s presentation could have been construed as misleading.
BISMARCK — North Dakota University System leaders are calling on lawmakers to restore the state’s higher education budget in the wake of new amendments that could trim millions of dollars from what campuses will receive over the next two years.
BISMARCK — A state lawmaker called members of the State Board of Higher Education and University System office before a House committee Friday to ask questions about what he believes has been a behind-the-scenes effort to discredit Chancellor Hamid Shirvani.
TURLOCK, Calif. — The head of the North Dakota University System likely will have to pay thousands of dollars in uncollected taxes because of a five-year assessment error on his former home here, the Stanislaus County assessor said this week.
BISMARCK – The State Board of Higher Education passed a resolution stating it “endorses and gives its full support” to the efforts of Chancellor Hamid Shirvani during a special conference call Thursday, but three members of the eight-member board voted against the plan and said more discussion is needed to address lingering communication and transparency issues.
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