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How Tone Deaf is the Interim Chancellor Anyways?

How Tone Deaf is the Interim Chancellor Anyways?

Tone Deaf. Out of Touch. Pick your favorite, or propose your own. Either way, it will be an accurate description of Interim North Dakota University System (NDUS) Chancellor Dr. Larry Skogen’s proposal┬áto give a $13,000 pay raise to North Dakota State University (NDSU)┬áPresident Dr. Dean Bresciani; only one week after audio recordings were released (and

Uh Oh: Legislators To Review NDSU "Bailout" Of Sanford Nursing College

About a month ago the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education rubber-stamped a deal pushed for by North Dakota State University┬áPresident Dean Bresciani which has his institution taking over a Bismarck-based nursing college currently run by Sanford Health. Now I’m told the issue will be reviewed by one of the Legislature’s interim committees. During

SBHE Approves Sweetheart Deal For Sanford Nursing College

Yesterday I wrote about a proposal before the State Board of Higher Education today to have North Dakota State University take over a nursing college in Bismarck run by Sanford Health. Legislators I’ve spoken to have expressed concern about the deal, pointing out that three people involved in the transaction for the university system (Chancellor

Shirvani Survives For Now

It sure seemed like the state was set for an ambush of embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani at today’s State Board of Higher Education meeting. A student lobbyist who had pushed votes of “no confidence” in Shirvani in the past was doing some last minute shopping for criticism of Shirvani from legislators last night, and this

Sad: North Dakota Senate Rubber Stamps Dalrymples Board Of Higher Ed Appointments

Yesterday the North Dakota state Senate considered, and approved, three appointments to the State Board of Higher Education by Governor Jack Dalrymple. That three nominees were being considered all at one time is, in and of itself, remarkable. It’s the result multiple members of the SBHE leaving their terms on the board early in the