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Print Column: Subjecting Mark Kennedy to an Ideological Litmus Test Is Unfair

Print Column: Subjecting Mark Kennedy to an Ideological Litmus Test Is Unfair

MINOT, N.D. — Once upon a time I thought Mark Kennedy was going to be a good leader for the University of North Dakota. I cheered when he made tough decisions like closing down the women’s hockey program which bled money because, despite vocal support from some, few showed up to watch the games or

Kennedy Denying That He Resigned Is All About Money

Late last week North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott sent a letter to embattled UND President Mark Kennedy accepting his tacit resignation. Kennedy had, earlier in the week, sent the campus what sure seemed like a definitive resignation letter, and Hagerott chose to view it that way. But yesterday the Grand Forks Herald reported that

Print Column: Let’s Talk About How We’re Going to Replace Kennedy at UND

MINOT, N.D. – Reading the headline, I’m sure some of you readers think I’m getting ahead of myself. After all, University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy got a bit ahead of himself when he sent a goodbye letter to the campus community, touting himself as the sole finalist for a new gig at the

Judge Mark Kennedy on His Competence as a Leader Not His Politics

A decision by the University of Colorado to make current University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy their president has proved controversial. But not because Kennedy has been a poor communicator, and a poor leader, here in North Dakota. Most of the rancor seems focused on Kennedy’s politics, per this report in the Denver Post.

Whatever Colorado Decides, North Dakota Needs to Be Done With Mark Kennedy

Yesterday University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy sent the campus community what sure seemed like a resignation letter. “With mixed feelings, excited for this new opportunity, but sorry to leave UND, we look forward to keeping in close contact with our many friends in North Dakota and returning to witness UND’s continued progress,” he

Plain Talk: UND President Mark Kennedy Insults North Dakotans, Senator Kevin Cramer Takes Questions

On this episode of Plain Talk, U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer takes listener questions about the space force, border, security, national debt, and IRS tax preparation services. Also, University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy thinks he has a new job in Colorado, and he used the occasion of that news to insult North Dakotans. New

Outgoing UND President Blames Racism, Sexism for Personal Assistant Controversy

Earlier today UND President Mark Kennedy made his departure from that institution official. He’s accepting a new job in Colorado. The end of Kennedy’s tenure was a bit rocky thanks to a story I broke about his personal assistant, Angelique Foster, getting a massive raise as well as a $30,000 per year allowance to commute

Read It: UND President Mark Kennedy Announces His Resignation

Embattled University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy has announced his resignation in an email today. You can read it below. Kennedy sends letter resigning as President of UND pic.twitter.com/ppOyrGW5dO — Rob Port (@robport) April 10, 2019 Rumors of Kennedy’s resignation have been swirling all week. Today the Grand Forks Herald reports that Kennedy is

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