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June 15, 2013
Heitkamp looks for ideas to address rising student debt
GRAND FORKS -- U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp told University of North Dakota staff and students Friday that she graduated with a bachelor's degree...
June 15, 2013 - 6:45am
June 14, 2013
Meetings could be illegal
BISMARCK -- The State Board of Higher Education could again be in hot water for potentially violating the state's open meeting laws, this time for meetings between three board members and the 11 college and university presidents on Wednesday. The gatherings in Bismarck were attended...
June 14, 2013 - 6:39am
June 13, 2013
Jamestown College announces dean's list
June 13, 2013 - 7:29am
June 10, 2013
UND nursing college loses faculty members
GRAND FORKS -- An associate dean and director of research at the University of North Dakota's College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines is the latest of several faculty members who have quit or had their positions eliminated since controversial Dean Denise Korniewicz was hired...
June 10, 2013 - 7:04am
June 3, 2013
SBHE to meet in executive session today to discuss Shirvani's contract
June 3, 2013 - 5:33am
May 20, 2013
Messages: N.D. higher ed board torn over Shirvani criticisms
FARGO -- The day after she was grilled at a legislative committee hearing about perceived efforts to discredit North Dakota's higher education...
May 20, 2013 - 6:18am
April 3, 2013
Shirvani complaints reach college accrediting agency
CHICAGO - Former Valley City State University president Ellen Chaffee is requesting an investigation and possible sanctions by a higher education accreditation body over what she said are her "grave" concerns over the direction of North Dakota's State Board of Higher Education and...
April 3, 2013 - 3:45pm
March 25, 2013
Mortgaged future: More graduates bearing burden of student loans
FARGO -- Financial counselor Duane Emmel says Benjamin Franklin's famous quotation is missing one certainty of modern-day life. "It's sort of...
business/Nation and World/News
March 25, 2013 - 4:26am
March 18, 2013
Dalrymple sees potential in N.D.'s higher ed system
BISMARCK -- Relentless scrutiny of North Dakota's higher education system is nothing new, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Friday. But the fractured relationship between some legislators and embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani may be stirring the pot even more. "Higher education has always...
March 18, 2013 - 6:00am
New chancellor wants unified voice for higher ed
BISMARCK -- The new leader of North Dakota's University System wants to become the voice of higher education in the state. Hamid "Ham" Shirvani, who officially begins July 1, attended the State Board of Higher Education's two-day retreat this week, where leaders discussed how they...
May 18, 2012 - 6:22am
May 17, 2012
Higher Ed board deals with international students
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's Board of Higher Education is working to tighten admission policies for international students after problems at Dickinson State University. The Forum newspaper reports that the board on Wednesday gave initial approval to changes dealing with...
May 17, 2012 - 11:32am
April 28, 2012
SBHE grants tuition change
Due to past tuition waivers, some Dickinson State University students from out of state will see a "slight" increase in tuition, despite the rate being lowered, which will create efficiencies for the next school year. The State Board of Higher Education unanimously approved a request...
April 28, 2012 - 7:43am
April 25, 2012
Morton named to higher ed board
BISMARCK (AP) -- A Microsoft executive and former North Dakota State University football coach has been named to North Dakota's Board of Higher Education. Don Morton will join the board July 1. He'll replace Michael Haugen of Fargo. Haugen is stepping down after serving one four-year...
April 25, 2012 - 7:16am
April 14, 2012
ND board mulling Dickinson State tuition
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) -- The president of Dickinson State University is pushing the Board of Higher Education to decide on out-of-state tuition rates for his school. A recent audit says Dickinson State has inconsistent tuition policies for out-of-state and international students....
April 14, 2012 - 12:53pm
April 13, 2012
Coston: Impact of audit affecting DSU recruiting
By Amy Dalrymple Forum Communications Co. WILLISTON, N.D. -- The president of Dickinson State University says the school is losing potential students every day while its out-of-state tuition rate remains undecided. President DC Coston came to the state Board of Higher Education...
April 13, 2012 - 7:47am