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Two appointed to higher ed board

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Tuesday appointed Kirsten Diederich and Kevin Melicher to the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education.

Diederich was reappointed after seeking another term and Melicher, a Fargo optometrist, was appointed to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Two appointed to higher ed board

May 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Gov. Jack Dalrymple on Tuesday appointed Kirsten Diederich and Kevin Melicher to the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education.

Diederich was reappointed after seeking another term and Melicher, a Fargo optometrist, was appointed to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Higher ed accreditation team visits with N.D. lawmakers

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota legislators expressed varied viewpoints on how well the State Board of Higher Education has been governing state institutions at a meeting with a national accreditation team Tuesday.

It was clear the most important thing t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. legislation would boost scholarships for low-income students

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As tuition at the state’s public colleges is set to rise, Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, plans to introduce legislation that would boost scholarships for low-income students by $11 million.

The legislation would expand the number of recipi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

N.D. legislation would boost scholarships for low-income students

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO – As tuition at the state’s public colleges is set to rise, Sen. Tim Flakoll, R-Fargo, plans to introduce legislation that would boost scholarships for low-income students by $11 million.

The legislation would expand the number of recipi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Drug arrests at UND above average, data show: Campus police cite aggressive response for higher arrest rate

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — In recent years, the University of North Dakota has seen more drug-related arrests on average than at comparable institutions, which campus police attribute to their more aggressive response.

In 2012, about four out of every 1,000 U…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Drug arrests at UND above average, data show: Campus police cite aggressive response for higher arrest rate

April 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — In recent years, the University of North Dakota has seen more drug-related arrests on average than at comparable institutions, which campus police attribute to their more aggressive response.

In 2012, about four out of every 1,000 U…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Speaking their minds: Business, education leaders express views on Legislature, higher ed at roundtable

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

One Dickinson businessman believes the time has come for the North Dakota Legislature to meet annually.
Making his comments at a meeting of the Higher Education Partnership in Dickinson on Tuesday, Steffes Corp. CEO Joe Rothschiller said it’s an i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Speaking their minds: Business, education leaders express views on Legislature, higher ed at roundtable

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

One Dickinson businessman believes the time has come for the North Dakota Legislature to meet annually.
Making his comments at a meeting of the Higher Education Partnership in Dickinson on Tuesday, Steffes Corp. CEO Joe Rothschiller said it’s an i…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Skogen cites challenges ‘of biblical proportions’ for education

January 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Education faces challenges “of biblical proportions,” the North Dakota University System’s leader said Saturday at conference of educators and public employees in Fargo.
Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen noted an increased rate of tech…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com