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Chancellor buyout could cost more than $830,000

February 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The hiring of Hamid Shirvani as North Dakota University System chancellor carried a hefty price tag about $100,000 more than the previous chancellor’s pay and buying out his contract wouldn’t be cheap either. Continue Reading

Shirvani tells Richardton-Taylor students: ‘You all can go to college’

October 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

RICHARDTON During his stop at Richardton-Taylor High School Thursday morning, North Dakota University System Chancellor Ham Shirvani had two basic messages for the 30 or so students he addressed. Continue Reading

ND college entrance standards to get tougher in 2015

September 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota college students will face tougher entrance requirements in three years under admissions changes approved Wednesday by the state Board of Higher Education. Continue Reading

ND Chancellor wants tougher admission standards

August 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Hundreds of freshmen at North Dakota’s two largest universities this fall didn’t meet the standards for automatic admission. Continue Reading

K-12 officials cautious about higher ed plan

August 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A plan to overhaul North Dakota education from the state university system’s new chancellor will likely set off a lot of fierce discussion and debate, according to State Superintendent Wayne Sanstead. Continue Reading

Chancellor outlines plan for drastic changes to ND’s universities

August 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota State University and the 10 other public colleges and universities in the state could soon see drastic changes in admissions requirements and the elimination of tuition waivers if new Chancellor Hamid Shirvani is successful in his push to address “deficiencies” in the state’s higher education status quo. Continue Reading