BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Baesler Seeks Appointment for ND Board of Higher Education Seat

The deadline to apply is March 3.

BISMARCK, N.D.–State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler is encouraging North Dakotans to apply for an opening on the Board of Higher Education. The Board oversees North Dakota’s university system which includes six four-year universities and five two-year colleges. The open seat belongs to Dan Traynor who is resigning due to his recently confirmed federal judgeship. Members of the Board of Higher…

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…

Does North Dakota Have Too Many Colleges?

The state has seven, four-year colleges and four, two-year schools

  NORTH DAKOTA — A former Republican candidate for governor says North Dakota has too many colleges. State Rep. Rick Becker told the state Board of Higher Education that it’s time to look into ”re-purposing some of the campuses.” The state has seven, four-year colleges and four, two-year schools. Becker says the state determined the number of institutions at a…

Gov. Burgum Appoints Grand Forks Doctor, Instructor to Board of Higher Education

Dr. Ryan said he found out through a friend because Gov. Burgum phoned his office phone in Altru's evacuated clinic

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Governor Burgum has appointed Dr. Casey Ryan of Grand Forks to the State Board of Higher Education. Dr. Ryan was the president of Altru Health Systems from 1997 to 2014. He was selected for his experience as an instructor, course director and assistant dean at the UND School of Medicine. He said he found out yesterday…