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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

Higher education board seeks college presidents’ input on student success plan

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – The State Board of Higher Education will seek feedback from the presidents of the state’s colleges and universities before revising its plan to enhance student success at state schools.

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Higher education board seeks college presidents’ input on student success plan

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

DEVILS LAKE, N.D. – The State Board of Higher Education will seek feedback from the presidents of the state’s colleges and universities before revising its plan to enhance student success at state schools.

Stakeholders at all levels indicated …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND ACT scores below average

August 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Students who graduated from high school in North Dakota may not be adequately prepared for college, according to a report released today from the American College Testing company. Continue Reading

Higher ed board approves tuition increase maximums

May 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Students at North Dakota’s 11 public colleges and universities could face tuition increases as high as 6.6 percent next fall, even after an “unprecedented” increase in state funding for the University System approved by legislators in the recently completed session. Continue Reading

UND provost aims for ‘next level’

May 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Entrepreneurship is one of the broad goals the University of North Dakota’s new provost hopes to focus on as he settles into his role as second in command at the university. Continue Reading

Football legend draws supportive crowd

May 1, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Well-known Packers great Bart Starr delivered the keynote address at the second annual UW-River Falls Falcon Scholars benefit dinner held the evening of April 19 on campus. Continue Reading

Shirvani says higher college standards will benefit regional economy

April 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Improving the quality of universities and their students can build up the economies of their surrounding regions, the North Dakota University System chancellor said Thursday. Continue Reading