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MSUM School of Journalism Honors Marcil Family with Dedication

President Blackhurst hopes to continue this collaboration for at least 100 more years

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM’s School of Journalism made a dedication which honors 100 years of local storytelling. Students unveiled a wall dedicated to the Marcil Center for Innovative Journalism. Forum Communications Chairman William Marcil, Sr. and his wife Jane were there to see it for themselves. University officials say the center helps keep them on the cutting edge of the…

Changing Gun Laws Could Change the Game for Campus Gun Policies

The proposed bill to allow guns in state owned buildings put Universities in a legal grey area

FARGO, N.D. — The North Dakota Board of Higher education passed a measure making it the only body who can decide if guns should be allowed on college campuses. It’s in response to North Dakota lawmakers proposing another gun bill which would allow firearms into buildings owned or managed by the state. This would put public universities like NDSU in…

Pushing the Boundaries? ND Lawmakers Consider Bill that Expands Jurisdiction of Campus Police

The bill is intended to protect the greater community and not just those on campus

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that expands the jurisdiction of campus police officers. A co–sponsor of the bill said it’s all about increasing public safety for the entire community and not just the school. Right now, campus police have no jurisdiction off campus. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow campus police to go…

96.3 KNDS Put on Probation, at Risk of Losing NDSU Funding

In a recent survey done by the university's Finance Advisory Board, more than 75 percent of students say they don't even know KNDS

FARGO, N.D. —  It seems students are bumping tunes more from their iPods rather than from a college radio station. For some of us, music is what gets us through our longest days. Yet, listening to 96.3 FM KNDS, NDSU’s student-run radio station, is not the route students choose to go to for their wind down of tunes. “I honestly…

Bresciani Staying with NDSU

President Dean Bresciani announced Tuesday morning that he had pulled out of the running for President of Ohio State University

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU President Dean Bresciani is staying put. He released a statement that stated he had withdrawn from the running for president of Ohio University. North Dakota University System Chancellor Hagerott said he appreciates that Bresciani has decided to stay with NDSU and looks forward to working together. Chair of the Board of Higher Education, Kathleen Neset, said…

Anne Blackhurst Coauthors Article Published by the Chronicle of Higher Education

The article talks about the success of diversifying college and university presidents in Minnesota

An article coauthored by MSUM’s President Anne Blackhurst has been published in the prestigious Chronicle of Higher Education. The article talks about the success of Minnesota colleges and universities achieving well above the national average in their rates of female presidents. The article said just shy of 50% of all Minnesota schools are run by women. The article tries to…

Tenants Leaving To Make Way For A New NDSU Student Apartment

FARGO, N.D.

A developer has been selected for an off–campus NDSU housing and retail complex. If the city approves the plans, they will begin tearing down 21 of the 22 houses on the 1600 Block of North University Drive this spring. We spoke with city officials and former tenants to find out what’s happening. Proffutt Limited Partnership is getting ready to turn the…