Tag Archives: Mark Hagerott

Full days’ business for the Board during February meeting

Tenure, strategy and an address from the governor were major agenda items last week when the State Board of Higher Education held its regular February meeting. The day’s discussions were set into gear by an address from Gov. Doug Burgum, who spoke to the Board, college and university presidents, and system office staff about his… Read More »

Board reviews budget outlook

State Board of Higher Education updated on fee guidelines, budget impact   Among the many discussions by the State Board of Higher Education’s meeting this week were details on how a proposed 10-percent reduction in budget would affect the North Dakota University System’s 11 colleges and universities. Before hearing the potential impacts, SBHE Chair Kathleen… 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 »

HLC closes books on NDUS review started in 2013

The North Dakota University System has officially met all requirements set forth by its accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission, following an inquiry started in July 2013. The announcement letter was sent to the system’s 11 public colleges and universities last week. The accrediting organization noted that the system of institutions had “substantially met its… Read More »

Challenge Funds distributed

Five out of the 11 public colleges and universities in North Dakota were recently awarded funding by the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Grant Committee. Bismarck State College, Dickinson State University, University of North Dakota, Williston State College and Minot State University received a total of more than $2.6 million in funding through a process… Read More »

Safety and security, across the Board

Security procedures, capital project needs detailed at May meeting   Keeping systemwide infrastructure and digital assets secure kept the attention of members of the State Board of Higher Education this month during the governing body’s monthly meeting. In addition to hearing updates on how the system’s digital security needs were being met, the Board also… Read More »

Board hears campus budget reports

All proposed tuition increases within legislative allowances Technology and budgets were the talk of the day when the State Board of Higher Education met this week to move business forward. The regular meeting was held at Bismarck State College, with satellite locations dialing in via Skype for the first time. The multi-location meeting allows for… Read More »

Board talks goals, budget

Budget allotments, Envision 2030 meeting among agenda items at State Board of Higher Education meeting After taking the morning to select the new president for the University of North Dakota, the State Board of Higher Education wasted no time in getting down to other important business this week. Among the most vital agenda items were… Read More »

Envisioning the Future of Education

Historic times are upon us.  The engineers and scientists of NDUS realize that technology is changing and morphing in ways that would have seemed impossible just 10 years ago. For the economics and business students, they know the swings in the price of oil are almost unprecedented. For our ag students, who continue to help feed… Read More »

Board updated on cabinet studies

State Board of Higher Education members hear details on studies regarding cost containment, mission, tuition and fees, shared services and retention After an historic joint meeting with the Interim Legislative Higher Education Committee earlier in the day this Wednesday, the State Board of Higher Education was ready to learn about recent studies that had been… Read More »

Challenge Grants awarded

Six of 11 public colleges and universities in North Dakota were recently awarded Challenge Grants for projects at their respective campuses ranging from scholarships and endowments to expanded educational opportunities. Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota and Williston State College… Read More »

Board decreases WSC fees, hears positive comments from legislator

The State Board of Higher Education took positive steps forward this week when it moved to roll back certain fee increases at Williston State College. It was also on the receiving end of a positive speech by Sen. Rich Wardner, a retired educator and the majority leader for the 63rd Legislative Assembly.   WSC Fees… Read More »

Campus Tours

This month, Chancellor Mark Hagerott completed the last scheduled stops on his “Listen and Learn” tour at NDUS colleges and universities. During those visits he was able to tour Dakota College at Bottineau, Lake Region State College, Mayville State University, North Dakota State College of Science, North Dakota State University, University of North Dakota and… Read More »

Creating the future of NDUS — together

Fall semester is fast approaching, and with it comes the excitement and liveliness found on college campuses at this time of year. Incoming freshmen will be creating their first memories of the higher education experience, while sophomores, juniors and seniors will be returning to their diligent studies throughout North Dakota. Much has happened this summer… Read More »