Category Archives: Campus News

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Bismarck State College Campus Successes

BSC recognized by North Dakota Young Professionals: The ND Young Professionals Network named BSC a runner-up in the 2014 Best Place to Work competition. This is the first time BSC has been recognized at the state level by NDYP. The college has received several local awards from the Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network affiliate.   LGBTQ […]

Dakota College at Bottineau Campus Successes

Old Main Extravaganza:Dakota College’s Old Main Committee is sponsoring a Weekend Entertainment Extravaganza to raise money to help repurpose and rehabilitate the historic Old Main building on the DCB campus. The event will be held March 13 and 14 and will feature a concert by singer/songwriter Jessie Veeder; dart, poker, and bingo contests; a business […]

Dickinson State University Campus Successes

Sgt. Reckless – The Equine Hero of the Korean War: DSU Agriculture Building hosted Robin Hutton, New York Times Bestselling Author of “Sgt. Reckless America’s War Horse.’ In addition to Mr. Hutton, Art Sickler-Sgt. Reckless’s caretaker during the Korean War was also in attendance. This event detailed the heroic actions of this war horse that defended […]

Lake Region State College Campus Successes

Career and Technical Education: February is National Career & Technical Education month. But at Lake Region State College, career and technical education is recognized daily. The college held an open house Feb. 11 to showcase tech-ed careers. About 250 high school students from 11 area schools attended.   $2 Million Raised: Lake Region State College […]

Mayville State University Campus Successes

MaSU spring semester enrollment record surpassed: The final spring semester headcount at MaSU is at 1,025 students. This tops records set during the last two spring semesters, and is the second time ever that spring semester enrollment has been over the 1,000-student mark.   MaSU hosts professional development opportunity for faculty and teacher education students: […]

Minot State University Campus Successes

Warrior Words II: Veterans of U.S. wars presented monologue writing: Jan. 13 in Minot State University’s Aleshire Theater, veterans of U.S. wars presented work they completed in “Warrior Words,” a monologue-writing workshop offered by The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre in four North Dakota cities. Conrad Davidson, College of Arts and Sciences dean, taught the […]

University of North Dakota Campus Successes

UND reaffirmed as a top school in community engagement by Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently reaffirmed the University of North Dakota’s Campus Engagement classification, securing its place among the 361 across the country and the only North Dakota college or university with such a […]

Valley City State University Campus Successes

Tufte to serve as staff adviser for State Board of Higher Education: Emma Tufte, administrative and assessment assistant in VCSU’s School of Education and Graduate Studies, has been elected as staff adviser to the State Board of Higher Education beginning July 1, 2015. Tufte currently serves as president of the North Dakota State Staff Senate, […]

Williston State College Campus Successes

Record Spring Enrollment: With a 13.24% increase from Spring 2014, Williston State College is at record high with a headcount of 1,009.  Enrollment projections are even better.  While Spring 2015 has shown record numbers with an increase of 13.24%, this Fall applications have had a 60% increase over Fall 2014. College Night: Williston State College […]

Institutions present legislative priorities to House Appropriations Committee

During the week of January 19, all 11 NDUS institutions presented their budget priorities to the North Dakota Legislative House Appropriations Committee. Click the name of the institution below to view a short summary of those priorities. Bismarck State College Dakota College at Bottineau Dickinson State University Lake Region State College Mayville State University Minot […]

Bismarck State College Legislative Priorities

BSC has four top budget priorities: Supporting the governor’s funding model which will allow us to make the salary and benefit adjustments we need to be competitive in the current job market and move forward on key initiatives that align with the NDUS Edge and include: Program prioritization A new tuition model Improved access to […]

Dakota College at Bottineau Legislative Priorities

The preeminent budget priority for Dakota College at Bottineau is to realize the executive recommendation of providing 4 percent salary adjustments and meeting the cost increases for the health insurance plan. In an increasingly difficult environment in which to recruit qualified faculty and staff, it’s very important for the college to get closer to market […]

Dickinson State University Legislative Priorities

Dickinson State University (DSU) has submitted the following as high-level budget priorities: As a number one priority, $750,000 in base funding for the continued operation of the Theodore Roosevelt Center at DSU. The Theodore Roosevelt Center has been funded by one-time appropriations during the 2007-2009, 2009-2011, 2011-2013, and 2013-2015 biennia. $141,700 for one full-time mental […]

Lake Region State College Legislative Priorities

Lake Region State College is focusing on immediate needs that the NDUS Master Plan recommends addressing. The pieces to address in this capital project request are immediate infrastructure needs such as switchgear replacement, window replacement, and other exterior improvements around the windows. These infrastructure project costs are too high for LRSC to address in its […]

Mayville State University Legislative Priorities

MaSU is requesting funding adjustments which are included in the Executive Budget Recommendation. The governor’s funding model request reflects an adjustment for increased student credit hour production over the 2011-2013 total student credit hours produced, a total of $1,427,802. There is also an adjustment for rebalancing to bring the MaSU campus to the average of […]

Minot State University Legislative Priorities

Capital Project (new construction) – Career and Technical Education building ($8,000,000) Because of MiSU’s affiliation with Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB being a branch campus of MiSU), the two institutions are in a unique position to meet career and technical education and workforce training needs in Ward County (where no such facility currently exists). DCB […]

North Dakota State College of Science Legislative Priorities

During North Dakota State College of Science’s recent presentation to the House Education and Environment Appropriations Committee of the North Dakota Legislature, the College recommended funding to better meet the workforce shortage in the state of North Dakota. To address the state’s workforce needs, President John Richman outlined the following ideas: Offer competitive salaries and benefits […]

North Dakota State University Legislative Priorities

NDSU presented its 2015-2017 biennial budget request to the House Appropriations – Education and Environment Division on Jan. 21. The total base budget request was $26,579,806 for costs to continue, facility infrastructure and maintenance, and the Governor’s funding model increase. The optional funding request total was $1,732,589 for campus security and emergency preparedness. The request included […]

University of North Dakota Legislative Priorities

UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Building – The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences building is on budget and on time to open in Fall 2016.  The North Dakota University System is asking the North Dakota Legislature for $62 million to fund the second portion of the School of […]