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Debate over higher ed measure focuses on risk to accreditation

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Evoking memories of the 2012 diploma mill scandal and suicide at Dickinson State University and more recent missteps by higher education officials, House Majority Leader Al Carlson on Wednesday downplayed fears that a November ballot mea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Board’s discussion with consultant was public, University System staff says

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A conversation between the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education and a consultant was always meant to be public, according to North Dakota University System staff.
“This is not a secret tape of a secret meeting,” interim C…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Consultant says higher ed board needs stronger leadership: Comments come after public is asked to leave meeting

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — A consultant has told the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education it has improving to do when it comes to leadership and relationships with the public and college presidents.
“Here’s how I see the board: The board is running…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo area lacks 2-year degrees: Business people stress more collaboration with schools, businesses

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With a booming economy and low unemployment, the Fargo area needs more workers with associate degrees and certificates, particularly in the health, finance and IT fields, according to a North Dakota University System report.
Echoing a nati…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Fargo area lacks 2-year degrees: Business people stress more collaboration with schools, businesses

August 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — With a booming economy and low unemployment, the Fargo area needs more workers with associate degrees and certificates, particularly in the health, finance and IT fields, according to a North Dakota University System report.
Echoing a nati…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hostile workplace: Interviewed EERC employees describe bullying, abuse by director

June 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Working at the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center meant dealing with former Director Gerald Groenewold’s fits of rage, bullying and animosity toward UND, according to more than a dozen employees …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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

ND leaders weigh cost of tuition freeze

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The Higher Education Funding Committee, which is composed of North Dakota legislators, decided to look into how much it would cost to freeze college tuition at a meeting Wednesday in Grand Forks.
After the State Board of Higher Educa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND leaders weigh cost of tuition freeze

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The Higher Education Funding Committee, which is composed of North Dakota legislators, decided to look into how much it would cost to freeze college tuition at a meeting Wednesday in Grand Forks.
After the State Board of Higher Educa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tribal leaders urge UND to take action on racism: ‘Expel the students’ who wore offensive T-shirts

May 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Tribal college leaders asked for swift disciplinary action against the group of University of North Dakota students behind the “Siouxper Drunk” T-shirts that showed up on social media last week.

Several leaders, many of them forme…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com