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DSU president lauded in former university system chancellor’s review

June 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Though Hamid Shirvani’s scathing evaluations of a number of North Dakota University System presidents made headlines across the state last week, the former chancellor wasn’t hard on every university leader. Continue Reading

Dickinson State mulls forming new athletic conference with former DAC schools

February 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

After less than one school year in the Frontier Conference, Dickinson State officials are mulling a move that would send its athletic programs to a proposed league consisting primarily of its former Dakota Athletic Conference rivals. Continue Reading

Department of Ed upholds DSU fine for enrollment-related violations

January 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson State University officials this week received news that the U.S. Department of Education has denied an appeal for a $32,500 fine for enrollment reporting infractions, they announced today in a press release. Continue Reading

DSU taps Tad Torgerson for vice president for finance and administration post

November 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson State University President D.C. Coston this week announced it has hired Tad Torgerson as its new vice president for finance and administration. Continue Reading

Dickinson State hires new chief academic officer

August 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

(AP) – Dickinson State University has hired a new chief academic officer. Continue Reading

Accreditation affirmed for DSU: School put on ‘notice’

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

DSU administration undergoes changes: Officials heed advice of audit

June 28, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

After experiencing a tumultuous 2011-12 school year, there are several administrative changes in store for Dickinson State University, officials said. Continue Reading

DSU acceptance rate near 65 percent

June 8, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson State University accepted nearly 65 percent of students who applied for admission in the 2011-12 school year, according to records. Those who were not accepted did not meet standards or did not complete requirements. Continue Reading

International student policy to change after DSU trouble

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

Higher ed board grants DSU tuition change

April 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Due to past tuition waivers, some Dickinson State University students from out of state will see a “slight” increase in tuition, despite the rate being lowered, which will create efficiencies for the next school year. Continue Reading