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Shirvani placed on administrative leave
Embattled North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately.
Thursday, June, 20, 2013 - KX News - News

Higher Ed Board buys out Shirvani Contract
The state Board of Higher Education is buying out the contract of University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani. The board voted Monday to release Shirvani from his three-year deal, which he signed more than a year ago. Terms of the buyout were not announced.
Monday, June, 03, 2013 - KX News - News

University System auditor says Shirvani did not commit fraud
The internal auditor for the North Dakota University System says Chancellor Hamid Shirvani did not violate any policies or commit fraud in testimony before a House committee, but adds that Shirvani’s presentation could have been construed as misleading.
Friday, April, 26, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

AG says higher ed board met illegally to discuss Shirvani buyout
BISMARCK – The State Board of Higher Education violated open meeting laws – again – when it met privately in June before officially buying out Chancellor Hamid Shirvani’s contract in June, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said Tuesday.
Tuesday, August, 06, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Higher education board calls for Shirvani performance review, UND students rally against tuition hikes
The state Board of Higher Education is discussing complaints against University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani and his leadership style. At a board meeting today in Grand Forks, Board members called for an in-depth job review to be done next month.
Thursday, May, 09, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Shirvani calls critics racist, says he "never should have moved to North Dakota"
Just one day after accepting a contract buyout, Hamid Shirvani calls his critics racist and says he wishes he never moved to North Dakota. The University System Chancellor says he should've left in March but that that was his second mistake. He says his first mistake was taking the job in the first place.
Tuesday, June, 04, 2013 - WDAZ - News

NDSU president denies deleting 45,000 emails subject to open records request; state AG investigating
The North Dakota Legislative Council is asking the state attorney general for an opinion on whether North Dakota State University President Dean Bresciani broke the law by deleting more than 45,000 emails that may have been subject to an open records request.
Monday, June, 24, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

UND CIO Reidy resigns
UND's Chief Information Officer has turned in his resignation. Joshua Riedy is leaving the university for a new position at a school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Thursday, May, 02, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Fed up with job and wintry weather, North Dakota University System auditor resigns
The internal audit director for the North Dakota University System has resigned, saying he's fed up with the job and the state's wintry weather. Bill Eggert submitted his letter of resignation on Friday. His last day is May 31.
Monday, April, 29, 2013 - Associated Press - News

ND attorney general looking into second possible higher ed board open meeting violation
North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is investigating a possible second violation of open meeting laws by the State Board of Higher Education after hearing accounts of a March 6 dinner meeting that contradict what he was told by a North Dakota University System official.
Tuesday, April, 23, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

Higher ed board’s meetings with presidents could be illegal
The State Board of Higher Education could again be in hot water for potentially violating the state’s open meeting laws, this time for meetings between three board members and the 11 college and university presidents on Wednesday.
Friday, June, 14, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

Furness out as NDUS interim chancellor candidate
Bruce Furness, one of three finalists for interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System, has withdrawn his name from the candidate pool, according to a statement issued by the State Board of Higher Education.
Friday, September, 13, 2013 - Herald Staff Reports - News

Interim chancellor candidates make their pitches
The two remaining candidates vying to become the interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System want to put a larger focus on students, data collection and measuring student outcomes.
Tuesday, September, 17, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

UND’s big test: University prepares for once-a-decade visit by accrediting agency
UND’s leaders have been cramming for three years for a three-day test coming up this week. Five members of the Chicago-based North Central Association’s Higher Learning Commission will spend Monday through Wednesday on campus, administering the anything-but-pop quiz.
Tuesday, October, 29, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Lawmakers question REAC sale
Lawmakers Wednesday questioned UND and state higher education officials on the university’s purchase of a research facility from a university-affiliated foundation last fall.
Thursday, February, 13, 2014 - Grand Forks Herald - News