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April 28, 2017
Legislature bails out Dickinson State, paying off debt and keeping nursing program
DICKINSON, N.D.—After the previous threat of steep budget cuts, most Dickinson legislators are pleased with the outcome of a funding bill...
April 28, 2017 - 4:04pm
April 27, 2017
Higher ed board terminates NDSU program, approves name change for old UND med school
MINOT, N.D. — Though the North Dakota Board of Higher Education briefly paused midway through its Thursday, April 27, meeting to celebrate...
April 27, 2017 - 9:18pm
April 17, 2017
UND faculty to consider 'crisis in confidence' resolution
GRAND FORKS—The University of North Dakota University Senate will consider a draft resolution issued by its counterpart at North Dakota...
April 17, 2017 - 9:32pm
April 15, 2017
Budget cuts would have 'devastating,' 'irreversible' impacts on ND universities, NDSU professors say
FARGO — A letter signed a group of North Dakota State University faculty members warned proposed budget cuts aimed at higher education...
April 15, 2017 - 1:28pm
April 7, 2017
State grant program for higher ed loses funding
GRAND FORKS — A state-funded program intended to spur private donations for schools in the North Dakota University System could be defunded through budget reductions for higher education. The legislative framework for the Higher Education Challenge Fund, a matching grant initiative...
April 7, 2017 - 5:16pm
April 6, 2017
Port: Sanford got caught with its hand in the cookie jar
Yesterday we had a bit of a political conflagration caused by NDSU President Dean Bresciani who claimed state lawmakers were trying to close...
April 6, 2017 - 9:51am
April 5, 2017
Port: Nursing School drama explains why Dean Bresciani has been a poor leader for NDSU
By all accounts, from sources both in the North Dakota University System and the Legislature, NDSU President Dean Bresciani has been relatively...
April 5, 2017 - 10:05am
April 4, 2017
Mike Jacobs: Campus life provides experience, not just knowledge
One strand in the ongoing conversation about higher education is that campuses have become obsolete. Technology makes all knowledge available...
April 4, 2017 - 8:25am
March 30, 2017
SBHE approves policy to authorize gun storage on campuses
BISMARCK — The State Board of Higher Education approved a policy Thursday to allow North Dakota college presidents to authorize individuals to keep firearms in campus residence halls. The policy was drafted in response to House Bill 1279, a proposal to allow individuals to store...
March 30, 2017 - 6:19pm
March 28, 2017
'Like winning the lottery': MN teen gets tuition-free ride to NDSU's pharmacy program
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. - It was a day like any other for Anna Lehrke, a senior at Waubun High School — totally normal, that is, until she "won...
March 28, 2017 - 9:58am
March 24, 2017
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
ST. PAUL — Another tuition freeze could be on the horizon for students at Minnesota State colleges and universities. Finance bills from...
March 24, 2017 - 3:28pm
March 11, 2017
Port: What did the university system do with the money?
"We got a truckload of money for the past several biennia with the same number of students so we should have made huge gains with the ones we...
March 11, 2017 - 3:59pm
March 10, 2017
NDSU decides against shorter dismissal notices for faculty
FARGO—North Dakota State University is not adopting a new tenure policy that gives campus presidents the option of much shorter notification...
March 10, 2017 - 5:44pm
March 6, 2017
UND president: ND should raise tuition before cutting
BISMARCK—University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy suggested Monday that North Dakota lawmakers should consider raising tuition...
March 6, 2017 - 8:53pm
February 23, 2017
State Board of Higher Education approves change in tenure policy
GRAND FORKS — The State Board of Higher Education approved a policy change Thursday which would cut down the required timeline for dismissing...
February 23, 2017 - 7:49pm