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DSU Foundation leader says family main reason for resignation

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

After 18 years leading the Dickinson State University Foundation, CEO Kevin Thompson will step down later this month.
Thompson’s resignation via an email to board members Wednesday was sent a week after a sealed ruling came in arbitration the Foun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

F-M colleges more accepting of LGBT students

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. —Voice professor Paul Hindemith said the moment he “knew for sure things had changed” on the Concordia College campus was when he and his husband, Fred Olson, were married there this past summer.
“It was very obvious at that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

F-M colleges more accepting of LGBT students

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. —Voice professor Paul Hindemith said the moment he “knew for sure things had changed” on the Concordia College campus was when he and his husband, Fred Olson, were married there this past summer.
“It was very obvious at that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND, NDSU contest parts of audit

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota’s two biggest universities don’t do enough to make sure students accurately report their residency status, the State Auditor’s Office found.
North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota, among othe…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

DSU president named a finalist chancellor job at Wisconsin university

April 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson State University President D.C. Coston is in the running for the chancellor position at the University of Wisconsin-Stout.

UW System President Ray Cross announced the five finalists for the position Wednesday after a nearly four-month se…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wise investment? A UND degree’s return on investment in line with U.S., but behind NDSU

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Junior Devin Turner wanted to get a business degree when he came to the University of North Dakota as a freshman. He went there, rather than a community college or tech school, because he felt UND would provide him more opportunities …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Wise investment? A UND degree’s return on investment in line with U.S., but behind NDSU

April 3, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Junior Devin Turner wanted to get a business degree when he came to the University of North Dakota as a freshman. He went there, rather than a community college or tech school, because he felt UND would provide him more opportunities …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Building at UND is booming: Since 2000, university has seen more than $264 million in construction, more ahead

February 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Though it doesn’t appear to be a construction zone, the University of North Dakota is in the midst of a building boom.
Of the 243 buildings on campus, 14 percent were built in 2000 and after. Including the other 41 off-campus build…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com