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Williston State, university system addressing audit concerns: Glatt said WSC ‘very close’ to reconciling books

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – The North Dakota University System and Williston State College are taking steps to address bookkeeping concerns raised by state auditors, but limited staffing and high turnover rates are slowing their progress, a system official told law…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Faces of the Boom: ND is math instructor’s solution

April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Amanda Davis was struggling financially as an adjunct professor in Texas when a CNN story caught her attention. The news story talked about how much money North Dakota has, prompting her to immediately Google “colleges in Williston.” Continue Reading

NDUS chancellor orders Williston State College to stop workers program

September 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

A college in North Dakota’s booming Oil Patch said Wednesday that it will stop housing foreign workers who are part of a program meant to fill temporary jobs, leaving service industry businesses wondering how they will find employees in a city with a massive housing shortage and just 1 percent unemployment. Continue Reading

Williston State ordered to stop workers program

September 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The new chancellor of North Dakota’s university system has ordered Williston State College to stop housing foreign workers at the school as part of a program meant to fill temporary jobs. Continue Reading

Proposal has $10M oil impact money for colleges

July 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) A proposed budget for North Dakota’s colleges includes $10 million to help ease the impact of oil development in Williston and Dickinson. Continue Reading

NDUS Chancellor Goetz prods for Williston College management program

April 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON North Dakota University System Chancellor Bill Goetz advocated strongly Thursday for a proposal to add an applied management program at Williston State College that would be the first four-year degree offered by the school. Continue Reading

Higher ed board considers extra $5M for Oil Patch

April 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Higher education leaders will get a firsthand look today at the challenges facing colleges in the Oil Patch. Continue Reading

Nadolny leads college through tumult

February 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Most know Ray Nadolny as president of Williston State College. But you could also call him manager of a mobile home park. And head of a program that trains thousands of oil workers every year. Leading a college in the heart of North Dakota’s oil boom requires Nadolny to be flexible and adapt to what the community needs. Continue Reading

Leading The Way: Nadolny seeing Williston State College through tumultuous times

February 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Most know Ray Nadolny as president of Williston State College.
But you could also call him manager of a mobile home park. Continue Reading

Oil Patch colleges facing influx of new challenges

February 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Three years ago, Williston State College President Ray Nadolny asked employees to park in the front because the campus looked so empty. Continue Reading