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71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
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Residents meet in Belfield for Q&A about proposed Davis Refinery
MDU enters power purchase agreement for Thunder Spirit Wind project near Hettinger
U.S. oil rig count recovers to end 2016 near year-ago levels
New state regulations will affect repairs of pipeline
ND oil production up 7 percent, returns above 1 million barrels a day
United Way campaign underway
Silence: Being female in a Medieval world; DSU to present fall comedy
Prairie Rose Chorus to present 'Jukebox Diner'
Prom and party dress sale set; a benefit for Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center
Camo for a cause: A benefit for veterans
Tibbs promoted to DSU men's basketball associate head coach
Blue Hawks win over Warriors
DSU men’s cross country wins at Mount Marty Invite
Mikael Granlund anxious to get back on the ice for Wild
UND hockey passes first big test
Commentary: Tax commissioner Rauschenberger is testing ND's new attitudes on addiction
AstroBob: Neutron stars' death merger rattles the fabric of spacetimes
Fielding Questions: Dipladenia can be wintered successfully
Column: If only the chair could talk
GROWING TOGETHER: Autumn checklist for putting yard and garden to bed
Nancy Carol Kostelecky
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Recipe for good: Elks' eatery, events help fund scholarships, youth activities
Hidden gem: Medora officials work all year in preparation for the busy summer season
Boots Bar & Grill ready for another exciting season
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April 5, 2013
Shirvani critic Porter says doing right thing was paramount
Doing the right thing was more important than doing the safe thing, said a North Dakota University System employee at the forefront of a firestorm surrounding her boss. As allegations of misdoings have piled up against NDUS Chancellor Hamid Shirvani in recent weeks, Linda Baeza Porter,...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Shirvani says higher college standards will benefit regional economy
GRAND FORKS -- Improving the quality of universities and their students can build up the economies of their surrounding regions, the North Dakota...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Shirvani could owe thousands in California property tax
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. Dave Cogdill said the "fluke" went unnoticed...
April 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 22, 2013
Board resolution supporting Shirvani passes 5-3
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...
March 22, 2013 - 12:00am
March 14, 2013
6 former college, university presidents want Shirvani fired, call him 'wrong for North Dakota'
FARGO - In a highly critical letter to state Board of Higher Education members, six former North Dakota college and university presidents today recommended the board fire University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani, calling him "wrong for North Dakota." Jim Ozbun, president of North...
March 14, 2013 - 3:30pm
February 23, 2013
ND public college students express "no confidence" in university system chancellor, support buyout
BISMARCK -- North Dakota public university students have no confidence in state University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani and would like to see the State Board of Higher Education remove him from his post. The North Dakota Student Association, representing more than 48,000 public...
February 23, 2013 - 3:15pm
February 8, 2013
NDUS chancellor addresses Senate: Shirvani ready to move past office space
BISMARCK -- Hamid Shirvani, chancellor of the North Dakota University System, said Thursday, "if the Legislature doesn't want me to have an office...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 7, 2013
What they asked for: Shirvani's style rankles legislators, but board continues to support him
BISMARCK -- Chancellor Hamid Shirvani has told certain legislators that five of the 11 college presidents are unqualified or insubordinate and...
February 7, 2013 - 12:00am
Shirvani left rift in his wake in California
BISMARCK -- Questions about his leadership style aren't new for Hamid Shirvani, the embattled chancellor of the North Dakota University System. With North Dakota legislators discussing a proposal to allow a buyout of his three-year contract just seven months after he was tapped to...
February 7, 2013 - 12:00am
February 6, 2013
Buying Shirvani out: Sen. Grindberg proposal to help dismiss NDUS chancellor over 'serious question' of leadership style, campus communication
BISMARCK -- A Fargo lawmaker is pushing a plan to buy out the contract of Chancellor Hamid Shirvani just seven months after he took the helm...
February 6, 2013 - 12:00am
December 23, 2012
Building up higher ed in North Dakota: NDUS Chacellor Hamid Shirvani ushers in sweeping changes
BISMARCK -- Chancellor Hamid Shirvani already has overseen sweeping changes to higher education after only six months on the job. But he said many of the changes are simply a matter of fully empowering the North Dakota University System by following through on suggestions dating...
December 23, 2012 - 12:00am
September 6, 2012
Higher ed board approves student fees change: New tuition rate structure expected by fall 2014
FARGO -- North Dakota's Board of Higher Education approved a plan Wednesday that will eventually do away with most student fees in the wake of a scathing state audit that found misspending of fee money at North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota. The plan...
September 6, 2012 - 12:00am
May 18, 2012
New NDUS chancellor wants unified voice for higher ed
BISMARCK -- The new leader of North Dakota's University System wants to become the voice of higher education in the state. Hamid "Ham" Shirvani,...
May 18, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
New NDUS chancellor chosen
BISMARCK -- The state Board of Higher Education has hired a chancellor they believe can bring change to the system. The board voted 5-3 Tuesday to choose Hamid "Ham" Shirvani, president of California State University-Stanislaus, as the next leader of the state's university system....
March 14, 2012 - 12:00am