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Board looking into ending ND college’s affiliation

September 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The University System should look into ending Dakota College at Bottineau’s affiliation with Minot State University, North Dakota Board of Higher Education members said Wednesday. Continue Reading

Skogen named interim ND chancellor

September 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education has chosen Larry Skogen as its interim chancellor to lead the North Dakota University System until June 15, 2015. Continue Reading

Higher ed board members talk chancellor’s contract terms

September 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The State Board of Higher Education will name an interim chancellor when it meets today, but a salary will be negotiated later. Continue Reading

Furness withdraws as candidate for interim ND chancellor

September 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Former Fargo Mayor Bruce Furness has taken himself out of the running for interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System. In an email Thursday to the State Board of Higher Education, Furness asked to be removed from the candidate pool. Continue Reading

Higher ed board narrows interim chancellor search to 3

September 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The State Board of Higher Education narrowed its search Friday to three North Dakotans as candidates for interim chancellor of the University System. 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

Higher ed board narrows interim chancellor candidates to six

August 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The State Board of Higher Education narrowed the crop of candidates to serve as the interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System from 16 to six. Continue Reading

ND board to interview 6 for interim chancellor

August 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO The North Dakota Board of Higher Education plans to interview six candidates for interim chancellor of the university system, including three people who live in the state. Continue Reading

Skarphol says he’s one of the anonymous lawmakers seeking emails

August 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Rep. Bob Skarphol, the state lawmaker who called a hearing this spring to highlight what he called an “effort to discredit” then-Chancellor Hamid Shirvani, is responsible for at least some of the anonymously made open records requests for North Dakota university and college presidents’ emails. Continue Reading

Businesses, higher education talk partnership to attract students

August 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Don Morton, a senior director with Microsoft in Fargo, said Wednesday that businesses have to help attract students to North Dakota’s 11 public colleges and be more proactive to build a strong pool of potential employees. Continue Reading