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January 30, 2014
Higher education board seeks college presidents’ input on student success plan
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – The State Board of Higher Education will seek feedback from the presidents of the state’s colleges and universities before revising its plan to enhance student success at state schools. Stakeholders at all levels indicated they support goals outlined in...
January 30, 2014 - 10:39pm
January 25, 2014
Skogen cites challenges ‘of biblical proportions’ for education
FARGO — Education faces challenges “of biblical proportions,” the North Dakota University System’s leader said Saturday at conference of educators and public employees in Fargo. Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen noted an increased rate of technological change, “exploding”...
January 25, 2014 - 9:49pm
January 17, 2014
Plan for admissions standards at ND colleges still in the works
BISMARCK — More than a year since it was introduced and approved, a plan to raise admissions standards and enhance student success at the state’s 11 colleges and universities is still under construction. The Pathways to Student Success plan, developed by former Chancellor Hamid...
January 17, 2014 - 10:00pm
November 30, 2013
ND University System may tweak once-sought tougher admissions standards
Several changes could be in store for the North Dakota University System’s Pathways to Student Success plan, the signature piece of former Chancellor Hamid Shirvani’s 11-month tenure. The State Board of Higher Education charged then-Chancellor Shirvani with devising a plan to...
November 30, 2013 - 9:44pm
October 28, 2013
NDUS names vice chancellor: Bismarck State official to oversee academic, student affairs
GRAND FORKS — Larry Skogen, interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System, announced Monday he’s hired a friend and former colleague as interim vice chancellor.
October 28, 2013 - 6:24pm
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 25, 2013
Board appoints interim Bismarck State College president
BISMARCK — Bismarck State College’s executive vice president, David Clark, will take the reins at the school while its president, Larry Skogen, serves as interim chancellor for the North Dakota University System.
October 25, 2013 - 9:06pm
Skogen named interim ND chancellor
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education unanimously confirmed Hettinger native Larry Skogen as the interim chancellor of...
September 25, 2013 - 5:15pm
Higher ed board members talk chancellor's contract terms
BISMARCK -- The State Board of Higher Education will name an interim chancellor when it meets today, but a salary will be negotiated later. The board will then vote to fill the chancellor's role with either Shane Goettle, a former state commerce commissioner, or Larry Skogen, current...
September 25, 2013 - 12:00am
September 16, 2013
Interim chancellor candidates make their pitches
BISMARCK -- The two remaining candidates vying to become the interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System want to put a larger focus on students, data collection and measuring student outcomes. The candidates, Shane Goettle, a former state commerce commissioner, and...
September 16, 2013 - 5:41pm
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
June 21, 2013
Higher ed board rejects Shirvani's evaluations; acting chancellor offered chance to 'fix it'
BOTTINEAU -- The State Board of Higher Education on Thursday rejected former Chancellor Hamid Shirvani's annual performance evaluations of the...
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am