News from the System Office

  • A special meeting of the State Board of Higher Education (SBHE) focused mainly on the North Dakota University System (NDUS) Smart Restart, but also delved into other territory related to Title IX policies and strategic planning. Dr. Joshua Wynne, dea

  • The North Dakota University System has named Jerry Rostad as interim vice chancellor for strategy and strategic engagement. Rostad has taken on responsibilities as the system’s top strategic officer as of July 1, 2020. Prior to this interim appointme

  • Among the larger items covered by the State Board of Higher Education at its annual meeting were discussion and approval of its 2021-2023 budget and its five-year strategic plan. The proposed budget had been finely tuned following Gov. Burgum’s recom

  • BISMARCK, N.D. –The State Board of Higher Education today addressed what could be seen as limitations to access higher education in favor of helping students more readily access higher education. In an effort to ease acceptance into the higher educat

  • Eleven North Dakota community college students have been named to the 2020 All-North Dakota Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of community college students. Members of the team and the colleges they attend are as follows: Alie

  • 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 rat

  • 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 s

  • BISMARCK, N.D. – The State Board of Higher Education unanimously voted to implement a new policy to protect the privacy of student data at a recent board meeting. The new policy (Policy 503.2) was originally created by the North Dakota Student Associ

  • NDUS Smart Restart Task Force to lead effort to find advisable best practices going forward The most recent meeting of the State Board of Higher Education dove into some large agenda items last week, including further details on the re-opening of cam

  • 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 re

  • 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 wes

  • 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 fir