Tag Archives: attainment

Focal points emerge after summit

  The path toward increasing North Dakota’s postsecondary attainment level took a stride forward recently when officials from around the state convened in Bismarck. Around four dozen representatives from K-12, higher education, commerce and more met Jan. 11 at Bismarck State College to discuss attainment, or the rate at which individuals complete some type of… Read More »

‘Reverse Transfer’ helping provide further credentials

Current students within the North Dakota University System may be eligible for an additional degree under a recent initiative. The “Reverse Transfer” initiative is designed for students to complete and transfer coursework back from the four-year to the two-year institution, essentially granting them credit via a degree for work already accomplished, said Lisa Johnson, NDUS… 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 »