News from the System Office

  • Event will be March 6 in Fargo   In conjunction with Open Education Week, the North Dakota University System will hold an Open Education Resources (OER) Conference, Friday, March 6 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. The full-day program will include a

  • A recent joint exercise among the North Dakota University System, its 11 public colleges and universities and the North Dakota Department of Health, took a look at how public agencies would respond in the event of measles cases at the campuses. The h

  • GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The State Board of Higher Education has selected Dr. Andrew Armacost as the 13th president of the University of North Dakota. He will begin his position as soon as possible after contract negotiations are complete. The Board inter

  • GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Three finalists have been chosen to interview with the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education for president of the University of North Dakota. The Presidential Search Committee, at their meeting Friday, Nov. 22, has named th

  • North Dakota University System is sponsoring an Open Educational Resources Conference next spring at the Fargo Holiday Inn. Preliminary Program topics will include: National Landscape of OER in Higher Education Landscape of OER in North Dakota – a pa

  • BISMARCK, N.D. – During a special State Board of Higher Education meeting held via teleconference today, Stephen D. Easton, J.D., was named interim president of Dickinson State University.   Easton has a strong personal connection to Dickinson S

  • “There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or unfamiliar is to be afraid of life.” Those words were once spoken by President Theodore Roosevelt, a man who himself was as adaptive as he was iconic. Change remains...

  • A large topic of consideration at this week’s State Board of Higher Education meeting revolved around newly-proposed details to incoming presidential contracts. Board member Dan Traynor brought forward the proposed revision to the presidential contra

  • BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education is seeking applications for an interim president of Dickinson State University. A competitive search process will be followed, as required by North Dakota Century Code chapter 37-19.1,

  • At its September meeting, the State Board of Higher Education drilled into policies, goals and emerging trends that will affect ongoing strategy and operations of the North Dakota University System. During a presentation to the Board, Mark Schill of

  • A North Dakota school district with ties to the State Board of Higher Education has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon Award Winner. On September 26, 2019, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recognized 362 schools as National Blue Ribbon

  • Current members of the U.S. Armed Forces and its veterans can now receive credit for military training through the North Dakota University System and Tribal Colleges in the state. Although outreach to service members and veterans has been occurring f