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Other Views: Don’t hide evaluations of university presidents

December 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

Back in 2007, the Higher Education Committee of the Texas House considered a bill to exempt the evaluations of university administrators from the Texas Public Information Act.
The committee rejected the bill, 5-16.
And that’s just about the margi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Williston State College president placed on leave for alleged misconduct involving alcohol use

October 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Williston State College President Raymond Nadolny was placed on indefinite paid leave Wednesday for alleged misconduct involving alcohol use, North Dakota University System officials said.

Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen informed Nado…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers hear details of NDSU phishing scam

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota State University covered about $20,600 in lost wages for employees who fell victim to an email scam in August, according to a report presented to state lawmakers Wednesday that included previously unreleased details about th…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bresciani: Higher education’s critics are right — sometimes

September 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

In op-eds over the past year, I’ve tried to provide insight on the often clouded topic of higher education.
As you’d expect from the president of our state’s land-grant research university, I’m an unapologetic supporter of higher education, …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DSU shows growth despite cold start

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Taking the first day of school as a hint, the weather turned to a crisp fall Monday as some southwest North Dakota students walked into the classroom for the first time in months.

At Dickinson State University, Monday was a more commemorative star…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

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