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Print Column: Something Seems Fishy in Wahpeton

Print Column: Something Seems Fishy in Wahpeton

MINOT, N.D. — North Dakota State College of Science President John Richman has long been desirous of further expanding his campus from Wahpeton, where it is mandated by the state constitution to reside, into Fargo. Many, including this observer, feel the hiring of former state lawmaker and current Fargo City Commission member Tony Grindberg to

North Dakota State College of Sciences campus in Fargo, ND. Forum News Service

SBHE Member Rips Wahpeton College President for Being Condescending, Disrespectful While Making Case for Fargo Facility

Last week on June 27 the State Board of Higher Education voted 5-3 to allow North Dakota State College of Science President John Richman to pursue financial support for a further expansion of his campus into Fargo. Why that Wahpeton-based institution needs to enlarge its presence Fargo where we already have North Dakota State University is

The North Dakota University System Is Failing To Meet North Dakota's Workforce Needs

Originally this post stated that NDSCS president John Richman was at the Chamber event in Fargo based on his comments in the Fargo Forum piece linked below. I’m told now he didn’t attend. The post has been corrected to reflect that. North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott, on the job for just a few

University Presidents Given Majority On Committee To Define State Board's Roles And Responsibilities

Many critics of higher education, including this one, believe that one of the fundamental problems with North Dakota’s university system is that the system is ungovernable. University presidents – with powerful political constituencies that include alumni, local leaders and usually their hometown media –  have far more sway than the part-time board of appointees who