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State Board of Higher Education
January 23, 2015
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
January 13, 2015
Majority leader: Senate’s integrity ‘on the line’ in higher ed board confirmations
BISMARCK – Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner says “the integrity of the Senate is on the line” in upcoming confirmation hearings for State Board of Higher Education President Kirsten Diederich and another board member, after a string of controversies within the North...
January 13, 2015 - 11:26pm
December 22, 2014
University presidents won’t get to vote on chancellor
BISMARCK — As the state Board of Higher Education moves forward in its search for a new chancellor, university presidents have a say, but not a vote. That’s a change from previous search committees, and also from the original proposal for this one, which would have included four...
December 22, 2014 - 8:12pm
SBHE files bill to student phone numbers, email addresses private
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK — An ad agency’s request for the phone numbers and email addresses of North Dakota college students during the recent campaign season has prompted the State Board of Higher Education to ask lawmakers to exempt students’ contact...
December 22, 2014 - 8:11pm
December 8, 2014
ND governor criticizes plan to close presidential reviews
FARGO — If lawmakers don’t approve an exemption to open records laws for reviews of university presidents — a proposal Gov. Jack Dalrymple recently criticized — the board that oversees the university system likely won’t do more thorough “360” reviews. “My greatest...
December 8, 2014 - 11:43pm
December 5, 2014
University presidents caution against giving next chancellor too much authority
GRAND FORKS — While meetings are being held across the state to see what people want to see in the next North Dakota University System chancellor, two presidents of the two largest schools weighed in on Friday here. University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley and North Dakota...
December 5, 2014 - 9:53pm
11 apply for State Board of Higher Education
GRAND FORKS -- Eleven people have applied for two open positions on North Dakota's State Board of Higher Education, according to the Department of Public Instruction. Two incumbents are leaving the board. Grand Forks attorney Grant Shaft has served two four-year terms, the most...
December 5, 2014 - 9:31pm
December 4, 2014
State Board of Higher Education prefiles legislation restricting some open records, meeting access
GRAND FORKS — The State Board of Higher Education has prefiled legislation to restrict some open records and meetings access, which varies from the original proposal discussed at the board’s last meeting in November. The prefiled legislation would protect records used by the...
December 4, 2014 - 10:05pm
December 2, 2014
N.D. University System seeks Legislature’s approval to block open records
The North Dakota University System is moving to exempt internal draft audits and presidential evaluations from the open records and public meetings...
December 2, 2014 - 10:40pm
October 23, 2014
UND’s Energy, environment research facility names director
GRAND FORKS — Tom Erickson had been named director of the Energy and Environmental Research Center at the University of North Dakota. Erickson served as acting and then interim director after former Director Gerald Groenewold was placed on administrative leave in May and subsequently...
October 23, 2014 - 11:16pm
October 17, 2014
EERC deficit reduction plan approved by board
BISMARCK — A North Dakota Board of Higher Education committee approved Friday a plan to reduce the Energy and Environmental Research Center’s deficit. The center, which is a part of the University of North Dakota and mainly works with private companies, posted a deficit fund...
October 17, 2014 - 11:30pm
October 14, 2014
Measure 3 event on NDSU campus criticized as political
FARGO — After faculty and staff senate presidents retracted email invitations to a “No on Measure 1” event at North Dakota State University, conceding that a school email list can’t be used for politics, some faculty say a recent emailed invite to a Measure 3 event violated...
October 14, 2014 - 11:02pm
October 11, 2014
NDUS says open records requests politically motivated
GRAND FORKS — The North Dakota University System has had to review thousands of documents for what they think are politically motivated open records requests. North Dakota open records law states public entities, such as the University System, must provide copies of any kept records,...
October 11, 2014 - 6:40pm
Letter: Is voting for Measure 3 the right risk to take?
Much has been said about the potential consequences of passage of Measure 3 on the November ballot, which would replace the current eight-member State Board of Higher Education with a three-member, full-time commission appointed by the governor. The risk of loss of accreditation...
October 11, 2014 - 12:39am