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North Dakota’s State Health Officer Resigns During COVID-19 Pandemic

Andrew Stahl to serve as interim state health officer, Joshua Wynne To Fill New Health Post

BISMARCK, N.D. — A major shakeup in the North Dakota Department of Health in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. State Health Officer Mylynn Tufte has offered her resignation and it has been accepted by Gov. Doug Burgum. “On behalf of Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford and myself we are deeply greatly to Mylynn for her leadership to the state of…

UND Interm President Hosts Podcast To Talk About COVID-19

"The Actions Of Everyone In Our Community Have Proven That We Are One UND," Wynne said

GRAND FORKS,N.D. — A podcast hosted by UND focuses on how North Dakota is handling COVID-19. Economics and Finance Department Chair David Flynn says the situation in North Dakota is similar to what we’re seeing across the nation. However, he says while we’ve seen impacts on business in the state, some efforts by employers such as reducing hours versus laying…

University of North Dakota Presidential Field Down to 6 Candidates

The names of the presidential hopefuls will likely be released next week.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–The quest to find the next president at the University of North Dakota is down to six candidates. Members of the search committee met behind closed doors Thursday to talk about possible replacements for Mark Kennedy, the onetime Republican congressman from Minnesota who was named president at the University of Colorado. University system officials say the names of…

With Feud Over, University of North Dakota Donors Sign Contract Extension

School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A major donor to the University of North Dakota who had threatened to withhold donations over a dispute with the former president has agreed to a 10-year contract extension with the school to operate the team’s hockey arena. School and Ralph Engelstad Arena officials announced Tuesday that the deal will run through September of 2030. Terms were not…

Medical School Dean Named Interim President of UND

The state Board of Higher Education on Thursday named Joshua Wynne to fill the position created by Mark Kennedy's departure to the University of Colorado.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) _ The dean of the University of North Dakota medical school has been named interim president at the Grand Forks school. The state Board of Higher Education on Thursday named Joshua Wynne to fill the position created by Mark Kennedy’s departure to the University of Colorado. Wynne, who has been at UND since 2004, took over…