Media Coverage Summary – Nov. 4

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Nov. 4   Bismarck State College BSC professor engineers balance through music BSC Music department kicks off November with three concerts Kevin Locke performs at BSC for American Indian Heritage Month   Dakota… Read More »

Task Force to examine faculty annual and sick leave

  A legislative mandate to correct data inconsistencies has prompted officials throughout the North Dakota University System to review faculty annual and sick leave. In 2015, the North Dakota Legislature passed House Bill 1003, which called for the State Board of Higher Education to move forward with policy and procedure changes addressing concerns over data… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Oct. 28, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Oct. 28   Bismarck State College Kevin Locke performs at BSC for American Indian Heritage Month “Inspired by Shadow” exhibit runs through November BSC haunted theater creates ‘Stage Fright’   Dakota College at Bottineau… Read More »

“Finding our vision”

Envision 2030 gathering different perspectives   Recently I had the opportunity to read a short essay that I felt was an appropriate analogy for our ongoing Envision 2030 initiative. The essay, titled “‘Find’ a vision. Not ‘have’ a vision” by Simon Sinek, touched on the importance of working with your team to ensure that you… Read More »

Board uses tech to talk tuition models

Video teleconference brings campuses together for October meeting   The State Board of Higher Education met digitally last week when its members gathered in Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot and Williston to discuss ongoing business via video teleconference. The distance connection method was put in place to allow Board members to hold regular meetings while saving… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Oct. 21

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Oct. 21   Bismarck State College Date rape, student safety expert Katie Koestner to share personal story at BSC   Dakota College at Bottineau Discussion Panel Announced for October Book Read   Dickinson State… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Oct. 14, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Oct. 14   Bismarck State College BSC fall theater production opens Oct. 20 High school juniors and seniors invited to visit campus Oct. 21   Dakota College at Bottineau Dakota College at Bottineau Horticulture… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Oct. 7, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Oct. 7   Bismarck State College BSC surgical tech program achieves 100% pass rate Location change announced for energy conference Nacelle training tower at BSC completed   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB Grand Opening… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 30, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Sept. 30   Bismarck State College Nacelle tower dedication at BSC on Oct. 3 BSC recognizes Summer 2016 graduates Auditions are Oct. 4 for BSC’s winter theatre production   Dakota College at Bottineau ECH… Read More »

Board talks budgets, future

Regular meeting covers updates on budget, IT plans and strategic processes   The State Board of Higher Education tackled numerous topics at its recent meeting, including an update to a presidential library lease, a new information technology plan, and amendments to its strategic plan that included an increased attainment goal for the state. Included in… Read More »

State Board of Higher Education sets ambitious attainment goal

At its meeting this month, the State Board of Higher Education voted unanimously to increase the state’s attainment goal from 60 percent to 65 percent by 2025. The goal is to increase the percentage of North Dakota citizens who have post-secondary education. The Board decided to immediately upgrade the attainment goal in its current strategic… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 23, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Sept. 23   Bismarck State College UND deans take campus tour Conversations at BSC begins with Gloria Steinem on Sept. 25 Job fair scheduled on BSC campus Sept. 29 Author to speak at BSC… Read More »

Seven campuses report increased headcount

Lower overall numbers attributed to smaller cohort of graduating seniors (incoming freshmen) for 2016 year Seven colleges and universities throughout the North Dakota University System have shown growth for the fall 2016 semester. Dakota College at Bottineau, Dickinson State University, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, Minot State University, Valley City State University, and Williston State… Read More »

Challenge Funds awarded

Eight out of the 11 public colleges and universities in North Dakota were recently awarded funding by the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Grant Committee. Dakota College at Bottineau, Dickinson State University, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, North Dakota State College of Science, University of North Dakota, Valley City State University, and Williston… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 16, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Sept. 16   Bismarck State College Author to speak at BSC about ND photography project Bismarck State College’s Power Plant Technology program celebrates 40 years U.S. News ranks BSC in top ten Midwest regional… Read More »

NDUS continues Envision 2030 discussion with Pillar events

The North Dakota University System has scheduled nine “Pillar” events that will continue the discussions started earlier this year at the Envision 2030 education summit. The events will take place throughout the state starting next week and running through October. In May the initial Envision 2030 breakout sessions allowed stakeholders from the academic, business and… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 9, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Sept. 9   Bismarck State College BSC announces President’s Honor Roll for Summer 2016 BSC and DSU music faculty perform in a recital Sept. 11   Dakota College at Bottineau Paramedic Technology Program Accredited… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 2, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, August 19   Bismarck State College Reception for artist Greg Walter exhibit on Sept. 8 BSC student earns Bakken U scholarship BSC and ND National Guard join forces to host Community Fit Fair… Read More »

Bakken U awards second round of scholarships

Two $5,000 Bakken U scholarship awards were announced today by the North Dakota University System and the NDUS Foundation. The scholarships were given through donations from the North Dakota Petroleum Council and the Hess Corporation. The scholarships have been awarded to Chad Schoch, of New England, and Briley Crissler, of Belcourt. Schoch is a Process… Read More »