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Daycare not linked to child obesity
Burgum sets sights on downtowns in governor's race
Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases
Any increase to UND student fees for athletics may have to wait another year
Backers hope ND pot measure will bring relief for patients; police chiefs say law isn't tough enough
crime and courts
nation and world
Spill reported at well site without berm
ND health department tightens up on radioactive waste monitoring
Treater leak spills oil, brine in Mountrail County
Legal challenges buy time to develop clean coal
Coal prepares for carbon-free future as industry pushes developing commercially viable programs
Veeder: Rainy horse ride triggers memory of couple's beginnings
Dullum climbs Mount Rainier with his Scout troop
Revitalizing Ukrainian churches: Priest and family from Ukraine arrive in western ND
Gabbert specializes in unlocking puzzles of the mind
Watford City to host triple header concert
From ND to the pros, Carson Wentz wins over fans
UND football team earns sixth-straight win with 28-21 victory over Idaho State
Rodin, Honkers rout Raiders in 9-man playoffs
Blue Hawks sneak 28 points past Dakota State in third quarter, clinch NSAA
Effertz, Aggies work quickly to dispatch Cowboys
Our View: Dickinson should improve liquor laws, increase licenses
Other Views: Lawless, bullying 'Keep It in the Ground' tactics fail
Governor candidate: Focus on public education first
Letter: Measure 4 doesn't have enough specifics
MCFEELY: National narrative over pipeline protest should be an eye-opener
Eric Ross Abraham
Kenneth "Ken" Gerving
Anne Short Johnson
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
March 19, 2015
Accreditation agency to visit UND med school
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences will get a visit from its accrediting agency this fall. Dean Joshua Wynne has announced the Liaison Committee on Medical Education will visit campus Oct. 25-28. This comes after a scheduled...
March 19, 2015 - 7:46pm
September 17, 2014
Accrediting agency places UND into ‘warning’ category
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences’ outlying campuses in Fargo, Bismarck and Minot will have less autonomy than in the past as the college works to comply with the findings of an accrediting agency. The Liaison Committee on...
September 17, 2014 - 11:29pm
May 30, 2014
State board: Ballot measure could hurt accreditation
GRAND FORKS — The State Board of Higher Education is looking at whether University System accreditation would be threatened if voters approve a November ballot measure to replace the board with a committee chosen in part by legislators. At a meeting Thursday, North Dakota University...
May 30, 2014 - 12:08am
Higher ed accreditation team visits with N.D. lawmakers
BISMARCK -- North Dakota legislators expressed varied viewpoints on how well the State Board of Higher Education has been governing state institutions at a meeting with a national accreditation team Tuesday. It was clear the most important thing to everyone was to make sure conflicts...
April 30, 2014 - 1:36pm
April 25, 2014
Accrediting agency to meet with ND higher ed officials next week
BISMARCK — The agency that accredits North Dakota’s 11 state colleges and universities will visit Bismarck on Monday and Tuesday to evaluate whether the University System is meetings its standards. The Higher Learning Commission will meet with campus presidents, University System...
April 25, 2014 - 11:29pm
February 26, 2014
Accrediting agency concerned about proposed ND higher ed changes
The group that accredits North Dakota’s 11 state colleges and universities is concerned about a proposal to change the structure of higher education governance. Voters will decide in November whether to replace the current eight-member volunteer State Board of Higher Education...
February 26, 2014 - 6:20pm
November 1, 2013
Relief at DSU: Higher Learning Commission decides school keeps full accreditation
Dickinson State University is once again a fully accredited institution with no strings attached, according to the Higher Learning Commission....
November 1, 2013 - 5:17pm
October 31, 2013
HLC decision on DSU’s accreditation unknown
The regulatory body charged with overseeing Dickinson State University’s educational status was scheduled to take up the school’s accreditation Thursday, but any decision may not be known for more than a week. The 18-person Higher Learning Commission Board of Trustees was scheduled...
October 31, 2013 - 9:39pm
October 28, 2013
HLC to vote on Dickinson State accreditation Thursday
Larry Skogen, interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System, said the Higher Learning Commission accreditation team plans to vote Thursday on the fate of Dickinson State University’s accreditation, after putting the school on notice in July 2012 over reports of phony...
October 28, 2013 - 6:19pm
October 26, 2013
UND prepares for once-a-decade visit by accrediting agency
By Stephen J. Lee Forum News Service GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota’s leaders have been cramming for three years for a three-day test coming up this week. Five members of the Chicago-based North Central Association’s Higher Learning Commission will spend...
October 26, 2013 - 8:00pm
August 9, 2013
Commission panel favors Dickinson State University keeping accreditation
If the recommendation of a Higher Learning Commission panel is any indication, Dickinson State University could be on a path to being taken off "notice" status with the accreditation association. Through a Freedom of Information Act request, The Press recently received a copy of...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
July 25, 2013
Could DSU lose its accreditation? 'Impossible,' says chancellor
The acting chancellor of the North Dakota University System said Wednesday he believes there is no chance of Dickinson State University's accreditation...
July 25, 2013 - 12:00am
July 21, 2013
Accreditation on the line: A 'thriving institution' similar to DSU didn't think it would lose its HLC backing; It thought wrong
While the leadership and the rest of the campus at Dickinson State University is waiting for a resolution on the school's accreditation status,...
July 21, 2013 - 12:00am
May 18, 2013
Higher ed official questions NDUS leaders
GRAND FORKS -- A commission charged with accrediting the North Dakota University System is investigating a complaint filed by a former university...
May 18, 2013 - 12:00am
April 25, 2013
Compliance: Higher Learning Commission checks up on DSU
Three representatives from the Higher Learning Commission visited the Dickinson State University campus Monday and Tuesday, according to school...
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am