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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…

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…

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…

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…

UND Presidential candidate Dr. David Rosowsky sees “enormous potential” in the university

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – A candidate for President of University of North Dakota brings his knowledge of engineering and leading departments to the table. Dr. David Rosowsky is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Vermont. He also spent six years as Provost and Senior Vice President there. Dr. Rosowsky believes UND is poised to meet…

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…

UND Student Appointed to Seat after Lawmaker’s Resignation

Twenty-one-year-old Claire Cory was chosen by party activists Friday to fill out the remainder of Jake Blum's term.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–A University of North Dakota political science major has been chosen to fill a Grand Forks House seat left open by the Republican incumbent who resigned to take a job in Minnesota. Twenty-one-year-old Claire Cory was chosen by party activists Friday to fill out the remainder of Jake Blum’s term, which ends next year. Blum was first elected…