STAFF BLOG THE AREAVOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #41 - Ole and Lena go to Sturgis?
Awhile back during the spring flood I stumbled across a great blog called "The Adventures of Ole and Lena." In it, "Lena" documented the troubles she and "Ole" faced living near the rising Buffalo riv... Posted on 8/10/11 at 12:01 PM
Students could soon be facing more financial pressure as student loan rates are set to double next month. At a roundtable discussion today Senator Heidi Heitkamp said she'd like to see an overhaul of finances within the University System. But as the deadline nears, she doesn't see that as an option right now.
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.
Northland Community & Technical College recently sold a 15,178-square-foot Thief River Falls home it received as a donation from a local couple, according to Becky Lindseth, college executive director of administrative services.
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.
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.
The state Board of Higher Education has revised a tuition rate plan that had been in place only a few weeks. The board approved a plan earlier this month allows colleges the option of increasing tuition at various rates, from 2.13 percent at Lake Region State College to 6.63 percent at Williston State.
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.
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.
College is sometimes referred to as "the best four years of your life" but this isn't always the case. UND recently launched a website -- "UND Cares" -- to provide students suffering from mental health issues a list of resources for help.
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.
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