February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized
IOWA CITY (AP) â In what will be the largest such review in a generation, the Iowa Board of Regents hired a consulting firm Tuesday to identify ways to cut costs by making âtransformational changesâ to the stateâs three public universities.
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July 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Several North Dakota college presidents have gotten much better job reviews since the departure of the state university system chancellor. Continue Reading
May 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
FARGO Limits on tuition hikes at public universities and colleges in North Dakota will be even lower next year under 4 percent at both of the state’s two large universities. Continue Reading
April 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Voters will decide in 2014 whether a three-member, full-time commission should replace the current eight-member, part-time State Board of Higher Education. Continue Reading
January 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani told legislators Tuesday that his presentation of a wish list for the next two years would be a quick one because of the school’s “exceptionally strong support” for Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s executive budget. Continue Reading
November 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
For-profit universities have every right to sell their educational wares, regardless of their relative merit and expense, in the marketplace. But the unintended consequences of these provisions of the Post-9/11 GI Bill breed academic failure, waste taxpayer dollars and do not accomplish the things our grateful nation intended. Continue Reading
October 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic
VERMILLION In the span of a few hours Wednesday, three of South Dakota’s public universities received the go-aheads for significant expansions of their athletic programs from the state Board of Regents.
September 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households nearly 1 in 5 with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor. Continue Reading
September 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
At the start of Gordon Iseminger’s class one morning last week, students received a lecture that had nothing to do with European history. Continue Reading
September 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE Enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities grew by slightly less than 1 percent this fall, due partly to a gain in older part-time students and the loss of those who left school for employment in an improving economy, higher education officials said Tuesday.