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Unnamed California investor buying up SD motels
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Cargill Malt closing could raise tax rates in future in Stutsman County
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Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
Oil companies differ on plans to drill near Lake Sakakawea
State makes recommendations on federal carbon regulations
Area pagans, Wiccans explain ancient festivals that mark spring, summer
George W. Bush recalls his mother as strong, lucid and funny as she approached death
She calmly landed the Southwest flight and broke barriers as a fighter pilot
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NDSU extends football coach Chris Klieman's contract through 2023 season
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Twins' LaMarre ends Puerto Rico marathon in 16th
Paul, Rockets cruise past Wolves
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Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
Commentary: Is it time to stop electing sheriffs?
Commentary: Have North Dakota Democrats overplayed their hand politicizing Trump’s trade fight with China?
Commentary: Flying the Lt. Gov. across state for coin flip sure seems like a cavalier use of taxpayer resources
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
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Higher Learning Commission
September 4, 2014
Report: Measure 3 threat to University System accreditation: Commission says ballot measure creates autonomy, implementation questions
GRAND FORKS — North Dakota University System schools could risk losing accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission if ballot Measure 3 passes in November, a report from the commission indicates. The proposed constitutional amendment, Measure 3, would replace the current eight-member...
September 4, 2014 - 4:27pm
September 2, 2014
Accrediting commission gives ND higher ed board favorable review
FARGO — In response to a complaint filed last year, the Higher Learning Commission has issued a favorable review of the North Dakota Board...
September 2, 2014 - 8:41pm
June 5, 2014
SBHE: Sanford deal not a bailout: North Dakota legislators question NDSU acquisition of nursing school
GRAND FORKS — Higher education officials told skeptical legislators that North Dakota State University’s acquisition of the Sanford College of Nursing in Bismarck was a smart and well-researched decision at a meeting with the Higher Education Funding Committee on Tuesday. Even...
June 5, 2014 - 12:11am
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 29, 2014
N.D. campus presidents tell accrediting group that situation has improved
BISMARCK – Presidents of North Dakota’s public colleges and universities told the group that accredits their campuses Monday that concerns raised almost a year ago about the University System’s governance under former chancellor Hamid Shirvani have subsided under the system’s...
April 29, 2014 - 10:38am
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
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 16, 2013
Higher Learning Commission visit to NDSU delayed
BISMARCK - The Higher Learning Commission, the accreditation agency investigating a complaint filed against the North Dakota University System, delayed its site visit to North Dakota until next spring due to scheduling conflicts.
October 16, 2013 - 8:01pm
August 24, 2013
North Dakota University System prepares for HLC evaluation
FARGO -- The North Dakota University System is preparing for the scrutiny of the Higher Learning Commission -- the group that accredits its 11 colleges and universities. Representatives from the Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission will travel to North Dakota this fall to evaluate...
August 24, 2013 - 12:00am
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
August 1, 2013
Higher Learning Commission plans visit to North Dakota
BISMARCK -- The new president of the State Board of Higher Education said she is very concerned about a fall visit by a national university accreditation group following up on a complaint about the governance of the North Dakota University System. The Chicago-based Higher Learning...
August 1, 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