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Interim president named for Bismarck State

October 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education has named a Bismarck State College executive as interim president of the school. Continue Reading

Closer ND business, higher ed ties are goal of meeting

July 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota higher education officials and business leaders from around the state will meet Aug. 14 in Bismarck to talk about the state’s workforce needs. Continue Reading

Closer ND business, higher ed ties are goal of meeting

July 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota higher education officials and business leaders from around the state will meet Aug. 14 in Bismarck to talk about the state’s workforce needs. Continue Reading

AG: ND foundation broke open records law

June 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem says a nonprofit arm of the North Dakota University System broke the law by denying a copy of its revenues and expenditures. Continue Reading

Higher ed board rejects Shirvani’s evaluations; acting chancellor offered chance to ‘fix it’

June 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BOTTINEAU The State Board of Higher Education on Thursday rejected former Chancellor Hamid Shirvani’s annual performance evaluations of the 10 public university presidents, calling the language he used repugnant, offensive and unprofessional. Continue Reading

Lawyer questions higher ed board’s closed session on Shirvani negotiations

June 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education would violate open meetings laws if it goes into closed session to discuss whether to renegotiate or end the embattled chancellor’s contract, a lawyer who represents news organizations said Saturday. Continue Reading

Higher ed board to discuss Shirvani’s contract in private

May 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA The State Board of Higher Education will meet here behind closed doors Monday to discuss the contract of Chancellor Hamid Shirvani. But North Dakota University System spokeswoman Linda Donlin said that executive session is a regular part of the board’s two-day annual retreat, which this year also will include two training sessions. Continue Reading

ND higher ed board lowers tuition caps

May 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Limits on tuition hikes at public universities and colleges in North Dakota will be even lower next year under 4 percent at both of the state’s two large universities. Continue Reading

ND higher ed board rejects report clearing Shirvani of fraud

May 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota’s State Board of Higher Education voted Thursday to reject an auditor’s report that cleared Chancellor Hamid Shirvani of a fraud allegation after the auditor’s emails with the original accuser and several board members, including the newly elected president, was called into question. Continue Reading

Higher ed board discussing Shirvani’s performance

May 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The state Board of Higher Education is discussing complaints about embattled University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani and his leadership style. Continue Reading