UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS State Board approves name change for UND graduate school
At its last regular monthly meeting on Jan. 17, the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education approved changing the name of the Graduate School at the University of North Dakota to the UND School o... Posted on 2/1/13 at 4:26 PM
North Dakota is entering a new era, and it’s imperative that we make good decisions about where we invest the proceeds of our prosperity. What better investment than in the education of the generation who will lead our transformation from the state that has been the country’s best-kept secret to the state that quickly is becoming the envy of the world?
North Dakota's Board of Higher Education voted Thursday to ask lawmakers for a 16 percent spending increase over two years, 14 campus building and maintenance projects and 30 hires in the central office of new Chancellor Ham Shirvani.
After considering all options, the eight-member board system in North Dakota looks like the best possible vehicle for responsible nonpolitical management of the 11 public institutions of higher learning.
Duaine Espegard is the new president of the North Dakota Board of Higher Education. Espegard is a retired Grand Forks banker and former state lawmaker. He has been on the board since March 2007. He succeeds Grant Shaft, also of Grand Forks.
Five people are competing for an opening on North Dakota's Board of Higher Education. Two members resigned from the board recently with about a year left on their terms. Claus Lembke and Richie Smith said serving on the board took too much time.
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 term.
The state Board of Higher Education has rejected North Dakota State University's request for a one-half of one percent tuition increase after some board members said they feared retaliation by lawmakers.
Regarding the Fighting Sioux issue, our oath requires us to act in the best interest of UND, its athletic program and its student athletes. This means it is our duty as the Board of Higher Education to challenge the constitutionality of a law that damages UND, even if the result of such a challenge may negate a statewide vote.
The group includes a Nebraska education commissioner, university presidents from Missouri, California and Washington, and Fargo state Sen. Tim Flakoll. Flakoll is administrator of a college coordinating agency in Fargo.
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