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Franchuk joins county commission
ND budget outlines need for cuts, priorities, Dalrymple says
I-94 now open between Dickinson and Valley City
Standing Rock casino becomes refuge as storm hits protest camp
Blizzard blasts region with up to 19 inches of snow, howling winds that close down most ND roads
crime and courts
nation and world
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
Protesters, police engaged in standoff at creek between camp and pipeline construction area
Standing Rock chairman applauds Obama’s comments about pipeline reroute
Obama administration sends $28 million to aid coal regions
4 Financial survival tips for new parents
Nourishing the body and the soul
Don't abandon the elderly canine
Kat Perkins appearing in "Home for the Holidays" concert
Cheers for the DHS cheerleaders
Bulldogs boys basketball stressing defense to take next step
NCAA puts a stop to NDSU 'Thunderstruck" intro video for playoffs
Goedert having 'dream' season for South Dakota State
NDSU's Werner not opposed to playing North Dakota twice in one season
As Wild road trip wears on, Graovac accustomed to suitcase living
OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
McFeely: Heitkamp in Trump administration would be win-win
STULTS: Watching a piece of my childhood turn to ruin
Commentary: True or false, Trump's tweets beat the media at its own game
Barbara Rose Secrest
Audrey J. Cline
John R. Metz
Medora gears up for visitors
New tellings of old museum stories
Beach vibe in the Bakken
Sax remodels downtown building into custom and detailing center
Business steady as Platinum Motorsports becomes certified
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State Board of Higher Education
August 4, 2015
Our View: Ozbun an ideal choice for DSU interim president
Dickinson State University was looking for a volunteer to serve as its interim president. The State Board of Higher Education found perhaps the best one in North Dakota for the job. On Tuesday, the board appointed Jim Ozbun as interim president of DSU a day after D.C. Coston announced...
August 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
May 25, 2015
AG’s office seeks attorneys for NDUS
GRAND FORKS — The Office of the North Dakota Attorney General is hiring six legal positions to oversee the 11 institutions governed by the State Board of Higher Education. This comes after a statute passed during the recently completed legislative session eliminated the board’s...
May 25, 2015 - 10:09pm
April 29, 2015
Legislature passes higher ed budget with 2.5 percent tuition cap; other provisions focus on deferred maintenance
BISMARCK - North Dakota legislators agreed to cap tuition increases at 2.5 percent Tuesday morning as part of this year's higher education budget bill. The House passed the bill, which includes more than $876 million in general fund appropriations--down from $896 million last...
April 29, 2015 - 4:16am
April 14, 2015
Senate confirms retiring superintendent for State Board of Higher Education
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Senate confirmed retiring Hazen schools superintendent Michael Ness to a four-year term on the State Board of Higher...
April 14, 2015 - 5:58pm
April 9, 2015
SBHE committee talks about adding cyber security program at UND
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The State Board of Higher Education Academic and Student Affairs Committee discussed adding and changing a handful of academic...
April 9, 2015 - 6:32pm
DSU presidential search committee assembled
The North Dakota University System announced Thursday the chair and 11 members of a search committee that will assist in identifying candidates...
April 9, 2015 - 6:16pm
March 19, 2015
Other Views: Don’t close chancellor discussion
The cool reception that greeted a bill to close state Board of Higher Education discussions about hiring and firing the North Dakota University System chancellor was justified, even if a few of the chilly legislators were merely indulging their chronic higher ed animosity. That absurd...
March 19, 2015 - 8:06pm
March 17, 2015
Senate confirms Stemen, Hacker for State Board of Higher Education
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Senate unanimously confirmed Nicholas Hacker of Bismarck and Greg Stemen of Fort Ransom to four-year terms on the State Board of Higher Education on Tuesday. Gov. Jack Dalrymple appointed the two men to the board in January. Hacker is president...
March 17, 2015 - 7:52pm
March 13, 2015
Higher ed panel OKs NDUS' 2015 Student Affordability Report
BISMARCK - The cost of attending college in North Dakota increased in the last year, and students are continuing to accumulate more debt. This data comes from the North Dakota University System's 2015 Student Affordability Report, which was approved by the State Board of Higher...
March 13, 2015 - 7:59pm
March 3, 2015
Higher ed board approves sale of Foundation apartments to DSU
BISMARCK -- The North Dakota Board of Higher Education approved Dickinson State University’s proposal to seek revenue bonds to purchase three residential apartments from the Dickinson State University Foundation. Sean Smith, a Bismarck attorney appointed as receiver to control...
March 3, 2015 - 9:24pm
February 27, 2015
North Dakota college presidents could be forced to undergo 360 reviews
BISMARCK – Public university presidents in North Dakota won’t face comprehensive 360-degree reviews in upcoming performance evaluations, but they might have to under a bill that’s already passed the House. At a meeting of the state Board of Higher Education on Thursday,...
February 27, 2015 - 9:09pm
SBHE to discuss DSU Foundation assets on Tuesday
BISMARCK -- A North Dakota Board of Higher Education meeting that ran late on Thursday will continue on Tuesday. Board members tabled a motion to authorize Dickinson State University to issue revenue bonds to acquire three student housing units from the DSU Foundation. The attempt...
February 27, 2015 - 9:08pm
February 23, 2015
GOP senators defeat bill on college students’ contact information
BISMARCK – The phone numbers, email addresses and home addresses of students at North Dakota’s 11 public colleges and universities will remain open records after state senators killed a bill Monday prompted by a Republican-friendly ad agency’s actions last election season. Senators...
February 23, 2015 - 3:32pm
SBHE begins search for new chancellor
BISMARCK — Applications are currently being accepted for the North Dakota University System’s next chancellor. The new chancellor will replace Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen, who has served in the position since June 2013 when the State Board of Higher Education controversially...
January 23, 2015 - 12:47am
January 21, 2015
Skogen: Privacy change would improve NDUS evaluations
BISMARCK — A bill proposing a less-open hiring process and performance evaluations for the higher education chancellor and university presidents was debated Wednesday. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on Senate Bill 2134, which relates to the chancellor and presidential...
January 21, 2015 - 6:54pm