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GRAND FORKS - Several facilities and programs at the University of North Dakota are going to receive financial investments, interim UND President Ed Schafer announced Friday.
Grand Forks, ND - The finalization of UND's new Fighting Hawks logo is about two weeks behind schedule. Director of Brand Strategy and Development Conor O'Flaherty of SME Inc., the...
Interim President Ed Schafer has finalized budget cuts at UND. Schafer also approved a 2 percent tuition increase and 2.5 percent tuition increase at the School of Law and School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Changes to the university's budget fiscal year 2017 budget total $21.5 million, according to a news release and campuswide message sent Wednesday afternoon.
Grand Forks - A dozen buildings on UND's campus will be closed up and left empty in coming years because the university has more space than it needs. Some of the buildings are in poor condition.
UND’s student TV news program Studio One could be suspended. The possibility is part of budget cuts facing the university, interim President Ed Schafer confirmed during an editorial board meeting with the Herald.
Fifteen percent of those who were eligible applied for a staff buyout program at UND in light of budget cuts. Associate Vice President of Health and Wellness Laurie Betting, Director of American Indian Student Services Leigh Jeanotte and longtime Executive Assistant to the President Patricia Bohnet were among those on the list of 88 people who applied for buyouts, according to documents obtained by the Herald.
Mark Johnson compared the boilers inside UND's steam plant to teapots that create steam used to heat buildings. But UND's seven boilers are 42 years old, on average. The newest two were installed more than two decades ago and the oldest is a whopping 64-years-old.
Morgan Olsen has withdrawn from the UND presidential search. Olsen is the executive vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer of Arizona State University. UND Presidential Search Committee Co-chairman Grant...
In the early-morning hours of Nov. 4, a UND Police officer pulled a UND student over for speeding. After failing a breathalyzer, the student was cited for a DUI on Cambridge Street, a road that runs through campus, but according to documents obtained by the Herald, the case was dismissed in court this month because the officer had operated outside his jurisdiction.
BISMARCK — The North Dakota University System Foundation is taking baby steps toward reinvigoration after several years of inactivity.