Mark Kennedy

UND President Likely Headed to University of Colorado

Mark Kennedy issued a message to UND faculty and staff, saying he will visit the Colorado campuses later this month before the board of regents makes a formal appointment.

GRAND FORKS (KFGO KNOX) – University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy says he’s the only finalist for president of the University of Colorado system. Kennedy issued a message to UND faculty and staff, saying he will visit the Colorado campuses later this month before the board of regents makes a formal appointment. Kennedy says he is sorry to leave…

UND President In The Running For University of Central Florida President

Kennedy says he and his wife are not anxious to leave Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND President Mark Kennedy is one of eight semifinalists for president at the University of Central Florida. Central Florida officials say a 15-member search committee will interview the candidates next week. The committee plans to bring three to five finalists back to the campus. Kennedy says he and his wife are not anxious to leave Grand…

Chaves Introduced as New UND Athletic Director

Former Eastern Washington AD, Chaves, joins UND in same position.

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — After former athletic director Brian Faison retired in the fall of 2017, it has been a task for the UND administration to find his successor. Tuesday they did announcing former Eastern Washington Athletic Director Bill Chaves to the same position. “With Bill Chaves you have somebody who has a decade of experience in Division I,” UND…

UND Professor Quits, Saying His DAPL Seminars were Rejected

University officials said they had a lot of respect for journalism professor Mark Trahant

GRAND FORKS, ND — A journalism professor with the University Of North Dakota quit his job after his seminars on the Dakota Access Pipeline protest were rejected. Mark Trahant said he was put in charge of a lecture series and drafted two DAPL seminars which the school shot down. For the seminars, he wanted to speak with reporters who visited…