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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

Magazine: UND outranks NDSU in the famous alumni department

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota is more influential than North Dakota State University.
Actually, 8.2 times more influential, according to an online tool Time magazine released last week that compares universities based on their most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Magazine: UND outranks NDSU in the famous alumni department

March 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota is more influential than North Dakota State University.
Actually, 8.2 times more influential, according to an online tool Time magazine released last week that compares universities based on their most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Iowa regents tap consultant for cost-saving review

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

IOWA CITY (AP) — 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 “transformational changes” to the state’s three public universities.
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Better grades for ND presidents post-Shirvani

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

ND higher ed board lowers tuition caps

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

Higher ed board future up to voters

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

Universities offer easy pitches to Legislature

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

Jack Shakely, Los Angeles, column: ‘Broken’ GI Bill needs fixing

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