Tag Archives: Larry Skogen

Larry Looks Back

Interim Chancellor reflects on the perspectives, challenges and accomplishments of his two years as the system’s top leader   With his tenure as leader of the North Dakota University System coming to a close, Larry Skogen has continued to work tenaciously to ensure that headway made during the past two years wasn’t lost in the… Read More »

Interim Chancellor presents NDUS priorities to House Appropriations Committee

On Monday, Jan. 19, Interim Chancellor Skogen gave an overview to the House Appropriations Committee of the North Dakota University System’s strategic priorities for the 2015-17 legislative session. Skogen built the information around the State Board of Higher Education’s five-year plan and connected it to current state demographics and projections, as well as national trends… Read More »

NDSCS honors employee efforts with 2014 LIFE and Steeple awards

NDSCS honors employee efforts with 2014 LIFE and Steeple awards NDSCS recently honored a number of employees with the annual LIFE and Steeple awards. The presentations were made in Wahpeton, N.D., to those involved with the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant, the Frosty Games and the Academic Advising Shared Drive. Chancellor… Read More »

Higher Learning Commission team gives State Board favorable review

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.… Read More »

University System hosts summit on respect

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)… Read More »

North Dakota Second State in the Nation to Sign Distance Education Agreement

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… Read More »

Collaboration Key to Success for Joint Boards of Education

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… Read More »

Interim Chancellor Visits Lake Region State College

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… Read More »