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.
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. […]
On Monday, May 19, the North Dakota University System hosted a summit titled, “Creating an Atmosphere of Respect,” at the State Capitol. NDUS Interim Chancellor Larry C. Skogen worked with Scott J. Davis, Commissioner of North Dakota Indian Affairs, to organize the meeting. Davis coordinated the invitation of tribal leaders, University of North Dakota (UND) […]
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 […]
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 Joint Boards of Education met at the State Capitol on Feb. 19 to review college and career readiness, data, assessments and standards, as well as discuss its future focus. The Joint Boards of Education is a legislatively mandated body comprised of the State Board of Career and Technical Education, the Education Standards […]
North Dakota University System Interim Chancellor Larry C. Skogen conducted faculty/staff and student open forums at Lake Region State College last Wednesday, January 29 in a continuing effort to encourage open communication throughout the system. They discussed the importance of educating students with soft skills, student affordability, the best ways to measure student success and the opportunities that are abundant now […]