Andrew Armacost

UND showcases the importance of drones during UAV Technology USA conference

By: Jeannie Kopstein ARLINGTON, Va. (KVRR) – Drone technology is the topic of discussion and display at the first UAV Technology USA conference. University of North Dakota President Andrew Armacost chaired the event. “We thought this was just an extraordinary opportunity for UND to be part of the national discussion on UAV technology. It really gives us a chance to…

Catholic Conference Against Proposed UND Gender Inclusion Policy

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A group that represents North Dakota’s Roman Catholic bishops is contacting parents of students at the University of North Dakota and asking that they urge administrators to reject the school’s proposed “gender inclusion” policy. The policy, which is still in draft form, would require the use of a transgender person’s preferred pronouns and the use of…

UND recommends COVID vaccine to incoming students

The university is granting faculty members the authority to require masks in their classrooms.

GRAND FORKS (KFGO) – As students prepare to return to the University of North Dakota next week, UND President Andrew Armacost – in a message to the campus community – said getting vaccinated is the best defense against COVID-19. According to the UND website, anyone wishing to wear a mask is encouraged to do so. The university is granting faculty…

UND task force releases diversity, inclusion recommendations

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KVRR) – Following several months of discussions, the University of North Dakota’s Diversion and Inclusion Task Force has released a list of recommendations to promote a “welcoming, safe and inclusive campus.” According to UND, the report is the result of months of research and discussions conducted by the task force, a 27-member body comprising the Campus Community…

Dr. Andrew Armacost To Lead University of North Dakota Into Bright New Future

The University of North Dakota has spent months searching for the right person to become its president

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — With over 20 years of experience at the Air Force Academy, and 10 years of active duty, the University of North Dakota’s new president, Dr. Andrew Armacost brings a wealth of knowledge to the students and community at the school. “The one lesson I learned in the Air Force is to take extraordinary care of your…

Three finalists named for UND President

Andrew-Armacost Dr. Andrew Armacost Laurie Nichols Dr. Laurie Nichols David-Rosowsky Dr. David Rosowsky GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Three finalists are chosen to interview for president of the University of North Dakota. They are Dr. Andrew Armacost, Dr. Laurie Nichols and Dr. David Rosowsky. They will be interviewed by the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education December 3rd. Armacost is…

UND presidential candidate Andrew Armacost has 20 years experience teaching at Air Force

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota’s final presidential candidate has 30 years of active duty service with the Air Force and 20 years at the academy. Dr. Andrew Armacost is the Dean of Faculty and Chief Academic Officer at the Air Force Academy. He rose to the rank of Brigadier General. Armacost sees education as preparation for service…