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The State Board of Higher Education met this week with a continued focus on its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. COVID-19 related topics included an update from Dr. Joshua Wynne, the dean of the University of North Dakota’s School of Medicine and Health...

Burning Glass Technologies contract provides campuses with labor, program data   A new multi-year contract between the North Dakota University System (NDUS) and Burning Glass Technologies has expanded the system’s ability to view raw data that is said to shed more light on program and labor market...

The rise of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) quickly escalated the migration of higher education classes and programs to the online world. The North Dakota University System transitioned roughly 11,000 face-to-face courses to digital formats last March at the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. As...

The State Board of Higher Education met this week to discuss the ongoing novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, policy changes and strategy.   NDUS Smart Restart Board Chair Nick Hacker opened up the business of the day by asking for an update on the NDUS Smart Restart...

Representation from North Dakota’s varied educational boards joined together virtually this week for their annual joint boards meeting. Individuals from North Dakota University System, the State Board of Higher Education, the Department of Public Instruction, the Department for Career and Technical Education, and the Education Standards...

We are extremely impressed with our students, faculty and staff and how they have approached the start of the fall semester. Testing, face coverings, plexiglass shields, and social distancing are just some of the safe practices in place at all of our institutions. Student leadership...

The State Board of Higher Education met again recently for its usual monthly meeting to focus on managing the spread of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19), among other updates. Chairman Nick Hacker said it was important for the North Dakota University System (NDUS) to stay the...

The North Dakota University System (NDUS) has pulled together a list of public-facing web pages from each of the 11 public colleges and universities that offer public insight into how the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is impacting the state’s public institutions. Each web page offers campus...

Three Valley City State University professors were among the presenters for the recent Bb World conference, which focused on the digital platform and its many applications. The presentation, titled “Universal Access: It’s the Right Thing To Do, But We Don’t Know How,” was given online due...