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Andrew Armacost Named UND President

Armacost will be the 13th president of the university.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–Dr. Andrew Armacost has been named the 13th president of the University of North Dakota. Armacost recently completed his service as the Dean of Faculty and Chief Academic Officer at the Air Force Academy. During Armacost’s interview with the Board of Higher Education he talked about his leadership plan saying, “I envision a campus that’s closely connected, with…

Three finalists named for UND President

1/3 Dr. Andrew Armacost Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3 Dr. Laurie Nichols Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3 Dr. David Rosowsky Show Caption Hide Caption 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…

Dr. Paul Tikalsky brings research knowledge to UND presidential search

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The fifth candidate for University of North Dakota President believes the university can get into the next level in aeronautics and energy education. Dr. Paul Tikalsky is the Dean of the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology at Oklahoma State University. His research led to more durable concrete that produces hundreds of millions of tons less…

Dr. Laurie Nichols brings presidential experience to search for UND President

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Dr. Laurie Nichols is the only female finalist for UND President. She has a history of leading colleges. Nichols is the interim President of Black Hills State University in South Dakota. She served in the same position at Northern State University in Aberdeen. She was the first woman President of the University of Wyoming. Her contract…

Second Finalist for President of UND Tours the Campus

Dr. Staben toured the campus and spoke to students and staff about the future of the university

GRAND FORKS, N.D.- Dr. Chuck Staben served as President of the University of Idaho from 2014 to June of this year. He says he feels that he still has a lot to do in higher education. Staben says he would be able to help with student retention. He had good success increasing the graduation rate as a provost at the…

First Finalist For President of UND Visits Campus

Dr. Robert Marley is the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost for Academic Affairs of the Missouri University of Science and Technology

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — UND has started hosting the 6 finalists to become the next president of the university. Dr. Robert Marley is the first candidate to stop at the UND campus to speak to students and staff about issues the university faces. Marley is the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost for Academic Affairs of the Missouri University of Science…

DFL Chairman discusses why Democrats deserve your vote in 2020

MINNESOTA – Chairman of the Minnesota DFL Party Ken Martin says President Trump hasn’t made Minnesota great in his first term. He lost the state by 1.5% in 2016. His campaign spent only $40,000 in the state. President Trump held rallies in Minneapolis, Duluth, Rochester and Fargo since taking office. Vice President Mike Pence stopped by a farm near Glyndon…

Veteran Takes Virtual Honor Flight To D.C.

"When I go through personal struggles of my own, I just think about Ole and how he perseveres, and his spirit is just wonderful."

DETROIT LAKES, MINN — U.S. Navy Veteran Daryle Olson or as everyone calls him, “Ole” served from 1956 to 1960. When his number was called to join the Honor Flight, there was some excitement. “When we first found out he was chosen to go on the flight, we were excited and looking forward to it,” Ole’s wife Darlene Olson said….

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…

Lawmaker Ignores Call to Give Up Position after Omar Post

Larsen said he would fight any attempt to be removed from the leadership position.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Senate’s top Republican says a fellow state senator is refusing to step down from a leadership position after posting a long-debunked photo that claims to be Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar holding a weapon at an al-Qaida training camp. Majority Leader Rich Wardner and GOP Gov. Doug Burgum have called on state Sen. Oley Larsen to…