North Dakota University System undergoes staffing changes

The North Dakota University System has had several changes and adjustments take place to ensure proper staffing while plans continue to develop for the coming year under the leadership of Chancellor Mark Hagerott. “I’ve been on the job for less than a month, and there is much to learn and many decisions to make. I’ve… Read More »

NDUS tracking audits closely

​A new tool has been rolled out by the North Dakota University System that will allow it to simplify tracking the progress of recommendations from issued audits. The tool is available for authorized employees to view audits of the system itself or of individual campuses. Every audit does not appear, although those with open recommendations… Read More »

Migler named DCB Dean

Dr. Jerry Migler was named Campus Dean for Dakota College at Bottineau. Migler currently serves as vice-president of academic affairs for the Colorado Community College System.  The CCCS, based in Denver, is Colorado’s largest higher education system and oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges as well as career and technical… Read More »

Defensive Driving Course offered online

A long-sought online defensive driving course is now up and running after months of work at implementing the service. The course is required by the North Dakota State Fleet Services Policy manual for anyone who operates fleet vehicles on a monthly basis or more. Those who do must take the Department of Transportation-required Defensive Driving… Read More »

Intranet goals advancing

The North Dakota University System’s group charged with building up the local Intranet into an information clearinghouse made another step forward. The Inside.NDUS Strategy Team held a teleconference recently to get its members back on track just before the holiday weekend. The revamping of mission comes after a large push last year to get the… Read More »

Mayville State University campus successes – June

Mayville State hosts Tech Day Area K-12 teachers, MaSU faculty and students, and a visiting professor from Zimbabwe recently participated in Tech Day, a day of professional development sponsored collaboratively by Mayville Area Teacher Center, Red River Valley Education Cooperative, and Grand Forks Area Teacher Center. Sessions focused on using Google tools and other technologies… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes – June

Veterans honored The MiSU Veterans Center honored veterans May 22 with a search-and-discover-fallen-heroes mission on the MiSU campus and in nearby First Lutheran Church Cemetery. The MiSU Veterans Center, Minot American Legion Post 26 and the Minot American Legion Auxiliary Unit 26 developed questions on service members interned in three Minot cemeteries.   Dakota Chamber… Read More »

Valley City State University campus successes – June

Faculty participate in teaching academy Fifteen select VCSU faculty members participated in the third annual Summer Teaching Academy on campus May 19–21, 2015. Led by the university’s six-member Instructional Design Team, the academy focused on strategies to improve teaching and learning at VCSU, especially in regard to efficiency, innovation and technology.   Student research projects… Read More »

Introducing the new Chancellor

Mark Hagerott takes charge at North Dakota University System The path back toward the capital was one not envisioned by a farmer’s son from northwest Mandan, but it was one taken with vigor. While he had returned regularly to help out on the multi-generational family farm, he’s now moved back after being selected to head a… Read More »

Board covers ground at June meeting

  The State Board of Higher Education moved forward with unanimous approval to accept the North Dakota University System Office budget for fiscal year 2016. Interim Chancellor Larry Skogen took the opportunity to clarify some misconceptions about the budget, noting that only 5 percent of the $158.6 million administered by the system office is used… Read More »

New members oriented to Board service

Hacker, Johnson, Ness and Stemen learn the ropes New members of the State Board of Higher Education sat down Wednesday afternoon, June 24, with a singular purpose in mind: learn the responsibilities of their new role during Board orientation. The four new Board members, Nick Hacker, Brett Johnson, Mike Ness and Greg Stemen soaked up… Read More »