News from the System Office

  • 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

  • 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 u

  • 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—

  • North Dakota University System’s 11 colleges and universities are continuing to monitor and assess the environment of our campuses after the state announced the first case of coronavirus yesterday. Campus presidents met with university system officia

  • Bismarck, N.D. – Three finalists have been chosen to interview with the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education for president of Bismarck State College. The BSC Presidential Search Committee, at their meeting Thursday, March 5, named the followi

  • Spring 2020 enrollment up 5% at Bismarck State College BSC saw a significant 5% enrollment increase for Spring 2020 semester over Spring 2019.  Numbers are up across several key areas including full time and part time students. Full time students inc

  • Dakota College to Add Women’s Ice Hockey Dakota College plans to add women’s ice hockey as a new sport.  The decision to add women’s ice hockey was based on survey input from current students and staff that showed a strong interest