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SBHE: Sanford deal not a bailout: North Dakota legislators question NDSU acquisition of nursing school

June 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Higher education officials told skeptical legislators that North Dakota State University’s acquisition of the Sanford College of Nursing in Bismarck was a smart and well-researched decision at a meeting with the Higher Education Fun…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

Higher Learning Commission visit to NDSU delayed

October 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – The Higher Learning Commission, the accreditation agency investigating a complaint filed against the North Dakota University System, delayed its site visit to North Dakota until next spring due to scheduling conflicts. Continue Reading

North Dakota University System prepares for HLC evaluation

August 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The North Dakota University System is preparing for the scrutiny of the Higher Learning Commission the group that accredits its 11 colleges and universities. Continue Reading

Commission panel favors Dickinson State University keeping accreditation

August 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

If the recommendation of a Higher Learning Commission panel is any indication, Dickinson State University could be on a path to being taken off “notice” status with the accreditation association. Continue Reading

College accreditation group plans visit to N.D.

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – The new president of the State Board of Higher Education said she is very concerned about a fall visit by a national university accreditation group following up on a complaint about the governance of the North Dakota University System. Continue Reading

Higher Learning Commission plans visit to North Dakota

July 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The new president of the State Board of Higher Education said she is very concerned about a fall visit by a national university accreditation group following up on a complaint about the governance of the North Dakota University System. Continue Reading

Could DSU lose its accreditation? ‘Impossible,’ says chancellor

July 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The acting chancellor of the North Dakota University System said Wednesday he believes there is no chance of Dickinson State University’s accreditation being pulled by the Higher Learning Commission. Continue Reading

Accreditation on the line: A ‘thriving institution’ similar to DSU didn’t think it would lose its HLC backing; It thought wrong

July 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

While the leadership and the rest of the campus at Dickinson State University is waiting for a resolution on the school’s accreditation status, a campus nearly 1,500 miles away sits mostly empty after going through a similar process. Continue Reading

Higher ed official questions NDUS leaders

May 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS A commission charged with accrediting the North Dakota University System is investigating a complaint filed by a former university president about the system’s leadership. Continue Reading