What’s Your Buzz? is not only a drink tracker and blood alcohol concentration calculator, it’s also an educational tool. It can be easy for people to underestimate how much alcohol is in their drinks and the effect it’s really having on their bodies, especially for young adult students. This app gives users a simple visualization […]
The State Board of Higher Education recently approved a bold, new strategic plan, the NDUS Edge, and a new mission and vision: Unleashing Potential, Inspiring Our Future. In this video, Interim Chancellor Larry C. Skogen shares the highlights with NDUS faculty and staff who played an integral role in the development of this plan.
The North Dakota General Education Council hosted its fall summit Friday, Oct. 10 at Bismarck State College. The council is made up of representatives from each public, private and tribal institution in North Dakota with the goal of improving general education delivery in the state. Nationally, many colleges and universities are looking at ways […]
The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) was awarded a $900,000 grant from Lumina Foundation for the Multi-State Collaborative on Military Credit (MCMC), a 13-state initiative to identify policies and practices to help military service members, veterans, and their families to overcome barriers to access, participation, and completion of a postsecondary credential and entrance into the […]
The North Dakota University System hosted its second #StudentSpk Twitter chat on Oct. 21 to continue the conversation with North Dakota students about the future of our system. Below is a summary of the chat. [View the story "#StudentSpk Twitter Chat | 10.21.14" on Storify]
Check out this publication for a high-level look at where higher education in North Dakota is headed in the next five years, and to read about the great work our faculty, staff and students are doing within the university system.
The State Board of Higher Education launched its new strategic plan for the system – The NDUS Edge – and wants to share this bold, new direction with North Dakota students! Join the conversation and take advantage of this unique opportunity to speak with the chancellor of the North Dakota University System and the State […]
At its October 2 meeting, the State Board of Higher Education is set to discuss and potentially approve its 2015-2020 strategic plan. The plan that will be presented at the meeting is the culmination of months of stakeholder input, expert opinions from inside and outside the university system and discussion by Board members. In April, NDUS […]
An Advisory Team from the Higher Learning Commission has released an in-depth report giving the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education and the North Dakota University System a favorable review of their current leadership practices and significant progress in overcoming past challenges. In her letter to Board Chair Kirsten Diederich and Interim Chancellor Larry C. […]
North Dakota’s First Lady Betsy Dalrymple selected Becky Lamboley, North Dakota University System director of student affairs, as a member of the state’s delegation attending the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Suicide Prevention Implementation Academy Sept. 15-17. SAMHSA sought out ND Cares, a statewide coalition dedicated to strengthening an accessible, seamless […]
The State Board of Higher Education is undertaking a new strategic planning process. The Board will meet for a retreat July 30-31 to set the direction for the future of the University System through the new strategic plan. Connie Sprynczynatyk, director of strategic planning, has been facilitating discussions and meeting one-on-one with stakeholders across the […]
During the May 29 Board meeting, NDUS Chief of Staff Murray Sagsveen presented a memorandum to the Board entitled “Potential Constitutional Measure 3 Issues Related to Accreditation.” As Sagsveen writes, the memorandum was not intended to address “whether the NDUS could be better governed by a full-time three-member commission instead of an eight-member citizen governing board.” […]
The University of North Dakota broke ground for the new $122 million School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) building Thursday, June 12, 3 p.m. Taking part in the groundbreaking with UND President Robert Kelley and UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Joshua […]
Before last month’s Board meeting, the State Board of Higher Education had the opportunity to see the oil boom firsthand. Board member Kathleen Neset hosted the meeting at her company, Neset Consulting’s headquarters outside Tioga, North Dakota. Thanks to Neset and the Hess Corporation, the Board members and NDUS staff were able to participate in […]
Agenda Highlights: Presentation of draft system wide master plan Potential Measure 3 impact on accreditation Improving an atmosphere of respect summit The meeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. CST. The live stream of the meeting will be available at http://ndus.edu/board/live-stream/ View the full agenda here.
On April 28-29, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) visited the system office in Bismarck. NDUS supplied the HLC team with a great deal of information in preparation for their visit to the system. While here, the team interviewed the presidents of the institutions, university system staff, the Board, and a group of legislators. The purpose […]
“I have always said I would not have been President had it not been for my experience in North Dakota.” This quote by Theodore Roosevelt emphasizes just how fitting it is that his presidential library located right here in North Dakota. The Theodore Roosevelt Center (TRC), housed at Dickinson State University, is dedicated to the […]
On May 19-20, NDUS hosted its third Retention Summit. The theme for this year’s event was “Analysis and Application of Data for Student Retention.” The National Energy Center of Excellence on the Bismarck State College campus hosted 130 summit attendees including faculty and staff from all NDUS institutions, as well as from North Dakota tribal […]
The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) announced April 8 that North Dakota was approved as the second member of the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA). SARA is a national collaboration among states to streamline cumbersome and costly state authorization requirements. “We are pleased to be one of the first states to be approved as […]
The North Dakota University System (NDUS) named the members of a Presidential Search Committee to identify candidates for the position of president of Valley City State University (VCSU), Valley City, N.D. Dr. Steven W. Shirley, current VCSU president, will be taking over as Minot State University president in July 2014. The Committee is chaired by […]
What sets workforce training apart from typical higher education courses? Workforce training through TrainND is oriented toward serving the training needs of business and industry, and often involves customized and contracted training by specific companies or organizations. In short, TrainND is helping North Dakota businesses maintain a competitive advantage. TrainND is offered through four community […]