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April 5, 2013
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
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
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
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