News from the System Office

  • 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

  • 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 fo

  • 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 Ins

  • North Dakota Chief Information Security Officer Kevin Ford  and NDUS Vice Chancellor of Information Technology Darin King announced today that NDIT Cybersecurity Operations Center (CyOC) and North Dakota University Systems’ technology team Core Techn

  • 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

  • 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 Univer

  • 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 pub

  • 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 W

  • 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