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Former Chancellor Robert Potts Says He Withdrew Application Because University System Is In Flux

Former Chancellor Robert Potts Says He Withdrew Application Because University System Is In Flux

Former North Dakota University System Chancellor Robert Potts, who resigned from that position amid controversy over a conflict with then-NDSU President Joe Chapman, raised a lot of eyebrows when he applied to be chancellor again earlier this month. Then he caused some head scratching when, last week, he withdrew from consideration. I spoke with Potts

Former NDUS Chancellor Robert Potts Has Applied To Be Chancellor Again

The North Dakota University System has had a bad track record with chancellors in recent years. Former Chancellor Hamid Shirvani was pushed out after ruffling the feathers of university presidents, as was Chancellor Robert Potts before him. Now, it seems Potts has applied for the chancellor position again according to a source in the Legislature

Emails Paint A Picture Of University Presidents Who Don't Want To Be Governed

This is a fascinating report from the Grand Forks Herald’s Ryan Johnson based on thousands of emails from North Dakota’s university presidents revealing what they’ve failed to say publicly about embattled Chancellor Hamid Shirvani. It’s been clear from the get-go that there has been a coordinated effort to push Shirvani out, with the university presidents

The Lunatics Are Running The Asylum In The North Dakota University System

Today comes news that another North Dakota University System Chancellor is about to be pushed out of office after a revolt by university presidents. Leading the charge in this push is North Dakota State University loyalist (and former double-dipping employee) Senator Tony Grindberg, who today announced an amendment authorizing funds to buyout Shirvani, and the

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