Author: Chris Erickson

The North Dakota University System has released its annual affordability report, which focuses on key factors tied to educational access and affordability in the state. Among other findings, the report notes that 2019-20 tuition and mandatory fee rates at the research and four-year regional universities were...

Webinar series will be available Wednesdays from June 17 through July 22   The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic blindsided the academic world while at the same time spurring some creative applications of teaching technologies. Faculty and staff from throughout North Dakota University System’s (NDUS) 11 campuses responded...

The State Board of Higher Education (SBHE) spent considerable time at its most recent meeting touching on topics relative to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Part of that was in reflecting on policies and procedures that were up for some revision to aid campuses during...

A communication and collaboration platform that had been made available throughout the North Dakota University System (NDUS) a couple years ago has found widespread use during trying times. After the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic hit western shores, much of the education world was sent scrambling...

We’re here for the duration, say Easton, Jensen   The State Board of Higher Education met this week through video teleconferencing due to social distancing requirements of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak nationwide. This made for a first for the Board, as it had previously always conducted...

Presidents and campus communities: I don’t think I’ve ever been so proud of you all as today. We’ve already come through a lot together in the past few turbulent weeks and I just wanted to say that your incredible energy and courage to continue to provide quality...

The 11 institutions of the North Dakota University System are closely coordinating coronavirus issues with the State Board of Higher Education and the NDUS System Office. During the past month, campuses have continually adapted and adjusted to this unprecedented and constantly changing environment. Higher Education leadership...

The current situation with SARS-CoV-2 (also known as coronavirus and COVID-19) is confusing, anxiety-producing—and scary. The majority of people typically have mild or even no symptoms. But several countries—China, South Korea and now northern Italy—have been or are being inundated with large numbers of very...