Democrats in the North Dakota Legislature have urged the president of the State Board of Higher Education to open the meeting scheduled April 22 concerning UND’s Fighting Sioux nickname. The meeting in Bismarck is to involve top NCAA officials, board officers, legislative leaders and the university’s president and athletic director.
Twenty-nine percent (or roughly $328 million) of that $1.1 billion per year comes from the state general fund — in other words, tax dollars. The remaining 71 percent comes from campus-generated sources, such as grants and contracts (17 percent); tuition (20 percent); student fees, food services, housing and other ancillaries (34 percent).
When I applied for a position on the board, friends asked what motivated me to seek what they perceived to be a very time-consuming and often thankless job. My response simply was this: I want my children to have the chance to attend college in North Dakota and build their lives and careers in this great state.
, September 04, 2010
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