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Pay raises delayed for ND college presidents

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s public college presidents will have to wait before getting a raise this year. Continue Reading

Next chancellor may not be named until 2015

June 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The next permanent chancellor of the North Dakota University System may not start until 2015 or may not even be hired if a constitutional amendment is approved by voters next year. Continue Reading

Chancellor’s exit divisive, not surprising

June 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO One lawmaker lamented the buyout of embattled North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani’s contract because she thinks he should have just been fired. Continue Reading

State Board of Higher Ed to discuss chancellors contract, addresses concerns raised by lawmakers

June 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MEDORA — North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani has given the State Board of Higher Education a proposal to consider his contract, but the specifics are unknown. Continue Reading

ND attorney general looking into possible second higher ed board open meeting violation

April 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is investigating a possible second violation of open meeting laws by the State Board of Higher Education after hearing accounts of a March 6 dinner meeting that contradict what he was told by a North Dakota University System official. Continue Reading

Senate approves resolution to restructure higher ed board

April 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK After a third attempt, Senate lawmakers successfully passed a resolution to let voters decide if the State Board of Higher Education should be removed from the state constitution and be replaced by a full-time, three-member committee. Continue Reading

Senate pushes ahead to dismantle State Board of Higher Education

April 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — After a third attempt, Senate lawmakers successfully passed a resolution proposing a constitutional change to remove the State Board of Higher Education and replace it with a full-time three-member committee.
House Concurrent Resolution 3047 passed 25-21 and will be sent to the House for reconsideration. Continue Reading

Education board to discuss support of chancellor

March 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The North Dakota Board of Higher Education has called a special meeting to talk about its support of the university system chancellor. Continue Reading

Measure to replace higher ed system advances

March 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — North Dakota House lawmakers Friday passed a resolution that would allow voters, through a constitutional amendment, to restructure the higher education system by turning the chancellor into an appointed position by the governor. Continue Reading