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Applications open for State Board of Higher Education
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Cleanup continues after oil pipeline spill in ND waterway
ND oil, gas royalty owners concerned about deductions from checks
ND joins lawsuit against BLM over methane rule
EPA orders $2.1 million fine in ND air pollution settlement
Wind farm application rejected by Billings County Commission
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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
Bellevue brings a unique situation to Dickinson State women's basketball
Mott-Regent boys look to build on 4th place finish
Mott-Regent Wildfire girls basketball back with a faster pace
Raptors bounce back to overtake Timberwolves
Bison rushing attack has been more productive late in the season
BARONE: The collapse of the political left
PARSONS: Support helps make an institution better
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
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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
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
March 14, 2014
NDUS warned about IT security in 2011: Uncertain whether flaws linked to recent system hack
More than two years before the recent North Dakota University System server breach, in which the personal information of more than 290,000 students, faculty and employees was potentially accessed, an audit that showed there were several areas of high risk. One of them was IT security....
March 14, 2014 - 8:04pm
September 25, 2013
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 13, 2013
Furness withdraws as candidate for interim ND chancellor
FARGO -- Former Fargo Mayor Bruce Furness has taken himself out of the running for interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System. In an email Thursday to the State Board of Higher Education, Furness asked to be removed from the candidate pool. After the board narrowed...
September 13, 2013 - 12:00am
September 7, 2013
Higher ed board narrows interim chancellor search to 3
BISMARCK -- The State Board of Higher Education narrowed its search Friday to three North Dakotans as candidates for interim chancellor of the University System. After conducting teleconference interviews, the board voted to conduct a second interview with: - Larry Skogen, Bismarck...
September 7, 2013 - 12:00am
August 24, 2013
Higher ed board narrows interim chancellor candidates to six
FARGO -- The State Board of Higher Education narrowed the crop of candidates to serve as the interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System from 16 to six. The board agreed Friday to interview a mix of homegrown candidates, including acting Chancellor Larry Skogen, who...
August 24, 2013 - 12:00am
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 16, 2013
Skarphol says he's one of the anonymous lawmakers seeking emails
BISMARCK -- Rep. Bob Skarphol, the state lawmaker who called a hearing this spring to highlight what he called an "effort to discredit" then-Chancellor...
August 16, 2013 - 12:00am
August 15, 2013
Businesses, higher education talk partnership to attract students
BISMARCK -- Don Morton, a senior director with Microsoft in Fargo, said Wednesday that businesses have to help attract students to North Dakota's 11 public colleges and be more proactive to build a strong pool of potential employees. "Partnerships is everybody doing their part. Businesses...
August 15, 2013 - 12:00am
August 11, 2013
Probe for higher ed emails broadens, prompting review
BISMARCK -- The latest open records query by the research arm of the Legislature seeks every email to or from the 10 presidents of North Dakota's public universities and colleges since July 2012, a massive request that officials think will take until the end of the year to fulfil...
August 11, 2013 - 12:00am
August 10, 2013
Chamber opens higher ed meeting to media
BISMARCK -- The media will be able to partake in a meeting here Wednesday between the Greater North Dakota Chamber and North Dakota University System presidents and officials. The meeting was originally scheduled to be closed, but after a critical editorial in Friday's edition of...
August 10, 2013 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
Ex-Fargo Mayor Furness applies to be North Dakota University System chancellor
BISMARCK -- Bruce Furness, former mayor of Fargo, is among the 15 candidates who have applied to lead the North Dakota University System through...
August 9, 2013 - 12:00am
August 7, 2013
Board outlines salaries for ND college presidents
VALLEY CITY -- A representative group of the North Dakota Board of Higher Education decided pay raises Wednesday for all 10 North Dakota University System college and university presidents. The special committee of board members Duaine Espegard and Kari Reichert, acting on instructions...
August 7, 2013 - 4:55pm
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