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Board OKs deal between NDSU and Sanford College of Nursing in Bismarck

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota State University got the green light Thursday to absorb the Sanford College of Nursing in Bismarck in a deal both sides said will benefit students and help address the ongoing shortage of nurses, particularly in western Nort…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Board OKs deal between NDSU and Sanford College of Nursing in Bismarck

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota State University got the green light Thursday to absorb the Sanford College of Nursing in Bismarck in a deal both sides said will benefit students and help address the ongoing shortage of nurses, particularly in western Nort…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Higher ed board president says DSU’s enrollment should go up after accreditation decision

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

Likening Dickinson State University’s issues with the Higher Learning Commission to the University of North Dakota’s drawn-out saga pertaining to its former “Fighting Sioux” nickname, the State Board of Higher Education president on Friday sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Higher ed board president says DSU’s enrollment should go up after accreditation decision

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

Likening Dickinson State University’s issues with the Higher Learning Commission to the University of North Dakota’s drawn-out saga pertaining to its former “Fighting Sioux” nickname, the State Board of Higher Education president on Friday sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Higher ed board president says DSU’s enrollment should go up after accreditation decision

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

Likening Dickinson State University’s issues with the Higher Learning Commission to the University of North Dakota’s drawn-out saga pertaining to its former “Fighting Sioux” nickname, the State Board of Higher Education president on Friday sa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Some legislators express concern over proposed amendment on higher ed

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Voters will have the opportunity to change the structure of higher education governance next year when a constitutional amendment appears on the ballot.  

But some legislators in Grand Forks are raising concerns that the propos…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Some legislators express concern over proposed amendment on higher ed

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Voters will have the opportunity to change the structure of higher education governance next year when a constitutional amendment appears on the ballot.  

But some legislators in Grand Forks are raising concerns that the propos…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Lawmakers drop proposal to change higher education structure

April 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — After a divisive hour-long debate, Senate lawmakers shot down a proposal this morning to allow voters to decide if they want to replace the State Board of Higher Education. Continue Reading

Panel picks 3 finalists for state higher ed board

June 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) An oil field geologist, a tribal college administrator and a retired school principal were chosen Friday as finalists for one of two short-term openings on North Dakota’s Board of Higher Education. Continue Reading

New chancellor wants unified voice for higher ed

May 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The new leader of North Dakota’s University System wants to become the voice of higher education in the state. Hamid “Ham” Shirvani, who officially begins July 1, attended the State Board of Higher Education’s two-day retreat this week, where leaders discussed how they want to move forward as they transition to a new chancellor. Continue Reading