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Bridging the culture gap: BSU Director of American Indian Resource Center targets student retention

Bridging the culture gap: BSU Director of American Indian Resource Center targets student retention

BEMIDJI, Minn.—The first thing Bill Blackwell Jr. plans to do as executive director of BSU's American Indian Resource Center is focus on student retention. While he works on that task, he's also going to look at revamping the AIRC web presence, implement programs for student-parents and bring new life into the aging center.

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Fargo Dome Authority Board reverses pro-beer vote from last month

FARGO--Those hoping to grab an adult beverage at a Bison football game this season were dealt a setback Tuesday, when members of the board overseeing the Fargodome rescinded the pro-beer vote they took last month.

Foundation adding impact to UND campus

UND Alumni Association and Foundation CEO DeAnna Carlson Zink talked about campus building projects, student debt and future goals at the state of the foundation address Tuesday.

Wadena, Fergus Falls M State campuses look to state for building upgrades

M State campuses in Wadena and Fergus Falls are hoping state funding will pull through for some upgrades.

New MTI president focused on continuing growth, meeting increased workforce demands

New MTI president focused on continuing growth, meeting increased workforce demands

Focus. That's one of Mark Wilson's favorite things about technical schools: a focused mission to train highly skilled technical workers.

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UND presidential search committee finalized

All of the people who were asked earlier this month to serve on UND’s presidential search committee have officially accepted their posts.

NDSU opens MBA program to distance students through teleconferencing

FARGO – Starting this fall, students will be able to earn a Master of Business Administration degree at North Dakota State University without setting foot on campus.

NDUS launches oil, energy educational initiative

The North Dakota University System is starting a new initiative to raise awareness of existing educational opportunities for oilfield and other energy workers in the western part of the state.

Mayville State president celebrates victories, change with speech

Mayville State president celebrates victories, change with speech

MAYVILLE, N.D.—During his nearly decade-long tenure as president of Mayville State University, Gary Hagen said he couldn't be happier with the school's progress through adversity to triumph and is excited for what the future holds.

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CLC President Larry Lundblad announces retirement

CLC President Larry Lundblad announces retirement

BRAINERD, Minn.-Central Lakes College President Dr. Larry Lundblad announced he will be retiring at the end of the upcoming academic year. His last day will be June 30, 2016. He made the announcement at an all-employee in-service meeting on Wednesday.

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UMM chancellor announces retirement

UMM chancellor announces retirement

MORRIS — Although retention will be a top priority this year for faculty and staff at the University of Minnesota, Morris, one person who will not be returning after the 2015 — 2016 academic year is Chancellor Jacquie Johnson.

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UND committee talks expanding role as unmanned aircraft industry evolves

The evolving unmanned aircraft systems industry in North Dakota has some members of a UND committee wondering what the group's role will be in the future.

UND's Energy and Environmental Research Center sees some financial improvement

UND's Energy and Environmental Research Center brought in more awarded-contract dollars last year and its deficit shrunk.

MSUM completes best fundraising year ever

MOORHEAD — As expected, Minnesota State University Moorhead recently completed its best fundraising year ever, bringing in $9.1 million in new cash and pledges, according to a Wednesday news release.

10 candidates for Dickinson State University president selected for interview

10 candidates for Dickinson State University president selected for interview

The Dickinson State University Presidential Search Committee narrowed its list of candidates from 47 to 10 at its Tuesday meeting at the DSU Student Center.

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