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More students graduating with degrees in SD

August 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The number of students earning degrees is outpacing enrollment at South Dakota’s six public colleges and universities, according to the Board of Regents.
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Conrad, Wakefield, Barry to receive honorary UND degree

April 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

UND said Friday that it will present honorary degrees to U.S. Sen. Kent Conrad; Mary Wakefield, a top federal health care official who once worked at the university; and businessman B. John Barry. The announcement was made after the State Board of Higher Education approved of the degrees on Thursday. The three will receive their Doctor of Letters degrees as early as May 12, when UND holds its spring general commencement at Grand Forks’ Alerus Center. Continue Reading

Storm hits much of ND and nation, avoids Dickinson

February 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson has yet to get an inch of precipitation this year
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Chancellor: Dickinson St. will repair reputation

February 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) The chancellor of North Dakota’s university system says Dickinson State University’s practice of giving degrees to foreign students who didn’t earn them is not widespread. Continue Reading

Audit: DSU awarded unearned degrees

February 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson State University is still evaluating which employees were involved with violating policies that resulted in hundreds of international students not meeting minimum admission requirements, lacking official transcripts and receiving unearned degrees.
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Dickinson State University foreign students receive diplomas they did not earn

February 10, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Dickinson State University awarded hundreds of degrees to foreign students who didn’t earn them, signed up students who couldn’t speak English and enrolled a handful without qualifying grades, according to an audit report of the North Dakota school.
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Pomeroy to receive honorary UND degree

April 25, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Former Rep. Earl Pomeroy, D-N.D., will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree during UND’s spring commencement in May, the university announced today. Continue Reading