May 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Douglas County Hospital is in good financial health.
On April 26, the Douglas County Hospital (DCH) Board reviewed and accepted the organization’s audit for 2012.
The hospital’s total operating revenues for 2012 were $110.7 million, and total operating expenses were $103.4 million. Continue Reading
March 7, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
State Auditor Rebecca Otto today released the Minnesota City Finances Report. Continue Reading
December 4, 2012 in The Osakis Review
Enrollment increase helps bottom line Continue Reading
July 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Many of the issues raised in a scathing audit of how North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota have spent student fees are simply “common practice” in higher education and not a sign of problems, North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani told a group of legislators Thursday. Continue Reading
July 24, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Students applying to North Dakota State University’s graduate school bought an $11,000 first-class ticket to India for the school’s dean for a recruiting trip, and the University of North Dakota’s graduate school applicants indirectly bought five iPads for university employees but they didn’t know it at the time. Continue Reading
July 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
The state auditor’s office released a report Tuesday that found both NDSU and UND had “inappropriately” spent some of the millions of dollars they take in each year through student fees. Continue Reading
July 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
Just a day after North Dakota’s new university system chancellor said a review of Dickinson State University’s enrollment problems was going well, officials announced the school will remain accredited but that it had been put on “notice” from the Chicago-based Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Continue Reading
May 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK The State Board of Higher Education is working to tighten admission policies for international students after fake transcripts and bogus degrees became evident at Dickinson State University. Continue Reading
April 11, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WILLMAR Rice Memorial Hospital had the best financial performance in 2011 in at least five years, earning a 6 percent overall return on total revenue of more than $100 million.
March 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
A big part of the system leadership’s job is to monitor the campuses so as not to be caught by surprise.
That’s the function that seems to have fallen by the wayside, the audit of Dickinson State suggests. And that’s the function the board and new chancellor must reboot fast. Continue Reading