News from the System Office

  • 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

  • BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education (SBHE) chose Dr. Douglas Jensen as the seventh president of Bismarck State College. He will begin his position on July 1, 2020 following the June 30 retirement of current president Dr.

  • During a State Board of Higher Education meeting held via interactive video network (IVN) technology today, interim Dickinson State University Stephen D. Easton was named the permanent president of Dickinson State University. The State Board of Highe

  • 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 pr