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August 6, 2013
AG says higher ed board met illegally to discuss Shirvani buyout
BISMARCK - Behind closed doors, State Board of Higher Education member Grant Shaft laid out the game plan for how to handle the vote that would decide embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani's fate. The board would publicly weigh two options: one to keep Shirvani at his post, and the...
August 6, 2013 - 2:56pm
June 20, 2013
Bismarck State's Skogen named interim chancellor; Shirvani placed on leave immediately
BOTTINEAU, N.D. -- The State Board of Higher Education voted Thursday to name Bismarck State College President Larry Skogen acting chancellor of the North Dakota University System. Skogen will begin Monday. He will maintain his position at BSC while serving for 60 days or longer...
June 20, 2013 - 10:58am
June 18, 2013
Shirvani criticizes pesidents of 3 ND universities
BISMARCK -- North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani has less than one month left in his position, and he's not going quietly. Shirvani heaped criticism on three campus presidents in their annual performance evaluations in recent days, calling for full reviews of...
June 18, 2013 - 12:00am
June 3, 2013
Shirvani out as University System chancellor
MEDORA -- The State Board of Higher Education voted Monday to remove Chancellor Hamid Shirvani, buying him out of his three-year contract. Shirvani will receive his salary, benefits and retirement over the next two years. Based on Shirvani's annual salary of $349,000 a year, plus...
June 3, 2013 - 1:18pm
March 19, 2013
ND higher ed board to hold second special meeting on Shirvani
BISMARCK - North Dakota's State Board of Higher Education will hold its second special meeting this month regarding Chancellor Hamid Shirvani on Thursday. A meeting notice for the 2 p.m. conference call, which will originate from the Bismarck State College campus, was released Tuesday...
March 19, 2013 - 4:29pm
March 17, 2013
Despite 'rocky start' to chancellor's term, Dalrymple sees successes, potential in ND's higher ed system
BISMARCK -- Relentless scrutiny of North Dakota's higher education system is nothing new, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Friday. But the fractured relationship between some legislators and embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani may be stirring the pot even more. "Higher education has always...
March 17, 2013 - 12:00am
March 15, 2013
Hamid Shirvani: Not right for North Dakota?
FARGO -- In a highly critical letter to State Board of Higher Education members, six former North Dakota college and university presidents on...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
Probe shows no 'willful wrongdoing' by chancellor
FARGO -- An inquiry into allegations about Chancellor Hamid Shirvani has found "no substantive evidence of willful wrongdoing," North Dakota University System General Counsel Claire Holloway said Thursday. During a special State Board of Higher Education conference call to address...
March 15, 2013 - 12:00am
March 8, 2013
Higher ed board to look at 'disturbing' allegations against embattled chancellor
BISMARCK -- The state Board of Higher Education will likely meet in May to discuss "disturbing information and allegations" about embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani. The information includes alleged violations of the state's open meeting and open records laws, and possible violations...
March 8, 2013 - 12:00am
February 27, 2013
Senate defeats chancellor buyout amendment by a single vote
BISMARCK -- An attempt to provide funding to the State Board of Higher Education to buy out the contract of University System Chancellor Hamid...
February 27, 2013 - 12:00am
February 26, 2013
Shirvani buyout amendment defeated
BISMARCK - Senate lawmakers shot down an amendment to the University System budget bill that would have given $854,520 to the State Board of Higher Education to buyout Chancellor Hamid Shirvani's contract. The amendment was defeated on a 23-24 vote. The vote was not approved by...
February 26, 2013 - 11:04am
February 24, 2013
ND public college students have 'no confidence' in Chancellor Shirvani
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 24, 2013 - 12:00am
February 23, 2013
College students to address Chancellor Shirvani support
BISMARCK -- Students from North Dakota's public universities will decide today whether they support the University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani. Delegates from the 11 schools will meet in the Student Union at Bismarck State College during a regular meeting to discuss matters...
February 23, 2013 - 12:00am
February 2, 2013
Office space at UND for chancellor upsets university president, lawmakers
BISMARCK -- State lawmakers and the University of North Dakota's president are questioning the authority of the state's University System to use part of a new information technology building to create office space for the chancellor. The Legislature in 2011 approved $12.5 million...
February 2, 2013 - 12:00am