University of North Dakota campus successes

April 27, 2018

UND hosts Governor Burgum for visit

Governor Doug Burgum visited the campus of the University of North Dakota on April 6th for a full day of presentations. Topics ranged from the progress of the One UND Strategic Plan, research Grand Challenges, and future infrastructure projects for the campus. UND students, staff, and faculty participated in the Governor’s visit, displaying the initiatives that the University is driving forward and their potential benefits to the state of North Dakota.

 

UND hosts 48th Annual UNDIA Time Out Wacipi

The University of North Dakota hosted its annual Time Out Week from April 16-20th. The week featured an agenda full of panels, speakers, and events centered around the promotion of cultural awareness to the UND and Grand Forks communities. The week culminated with the annual Wacipi Powwow event, a celebration that exhibits dancing, singing, and traditions. Time Out Week and the Wacipi Powwow has grown into one of the region’s largest cultural events, attracting thousands of participants each year to the UND campus.

 

Jed Shivers named as UND’s next Vice President for Finance and Operations

Jed Shivers is joining UND as the next VP for Finance and Operations. Shivers will begin at UND in mid-May, and is currently serving as the Associate Dean at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York. Shivers will succeed Alice Brekke, who is phasing into retirement after nearly 40 years of service at UND. Shivers is a native of Madison, Wisconsin and grew up near the campus of the University of Connecticut. In his position at UND, he will provide leadership in the University’s administrative, financial, and operational areas