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NORTH DAKOTA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

Professors peppered House Majority Leader Mike Lefor with questions during a virtual public forum about his bill to give certain college and university presidents more scrutiny over tenure process.
The Northern Plains Ethics Institute hosts a public forum Thursday, Feb. 2 on a bill to change tenure process at two higher education institutions in the state.
"A lavish compensation package given to former NDSU President Dean Bresciani is a drain on the school's resources at a time when it can ill be afforded."
The deadline is being extended to ensure the nominating committee can provide a pool of qualified candidates for Gov. Doug Burgum to consider.

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Some university leaders expressed concern with Gov. Doug Burgum’s proposal that salaries for state employees increase 6% in the first year of the biennium and 4% in the second year.
The SBHE has eight voting members, who are appointed by the governor. State law limits board members to two consecutive four-year terms.
The university said they remain committed to valuing high-performing high school, transfer and non-traditional students and providing a litany of financial opportunities and student resources to reduce burdens.
Armacost: UND's budget stability a result of active monitoring, financial acumen of department heads
Enrollment within NDUS network is up, defying national trends
If football championships bring revenues and enrollment, then why is NDSU, with nine national championships since 2011 under its belt, finding itself in a financial quagmire? NDSU is a very strong academic institution. We should stop treating it like a host body for a football team.

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The eight-member board oversees the North Dakota University System, which includes the University of North Dakota and North Dakota State University.
The state is waiting for the U.S Department of the Treasury to release nearly $70 million in funding for career and technical education projects across the state.
Despite becoming one of the top paid public officials in North Dakota, David Cook's pay will fall below the median president salary for public colleges that offer doctoral degrees in the U.S.

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