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January 28, 2020
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Dickinson State aims to save two programs from elimination
January 28, 2020 - 8:00pm
UND president-designate Andrew Armacost answers questions in December at UND's Energy and Enviromental Research Center. Photo by Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
State Board of Higher Education approves contract for new UND president
January 28, 2020 - 4:27pm
January 26, 2020
Jeff Larshus oversees North Dakota's purchasing card program as the director of state financial services at the Office of Management and Budget. Jeremy Turley / Forum News Service
North Dakota's public entities spend millions using purchasing cards
January 26, 2020 - 5:15am
January 24, 2020

UND students Michelle Nguyen, left, and Kincaid Rowbotham spend time encouraging students to apply for nationally competitive scholarships. Yee Han Chu, right, UND’s National Fellowship and Opportunities Coordinator, has worked with more than 40 students to help form their applications for the diverse and competitive scholarships. She also encourages faculty and staff to help identify students who may be good fits for those scholarships. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Herald
UND encourages students to apply for nationally competitive scholarships
January 24, 2020 - 5:31pm
January 23, 2020
Dickinson State University Interim President Stephen Easton addressed proposed budget cuts during an open forum at the university on Tuesday, Jan. 21. (Kayla Henson / Forum News Service)
Dickinson State proposes elimination of 14 positions, 6 programs to balance budget
January 23, 2020 - 10:52am
January 21, 2020
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State Board of Higher Education may let universities set application fees
January 21, 2020 - 5:46pm
January 15, 2020
Minnesota's Democratic Gov. Tim Walz on Wednesday, Jan. 15 in St. Paul rolled out his complete 2020 bonding package, totaling nearly $2.03 billion in state general obligation bonds to fund projects in housing, water infrastructure, higher education, public safety and more. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
UPDATED: Walz rolls out $2.03 billion bonding package for 2020
January 15, 2020 - 1:01pm
January 13, 2020
Minnesota Democratic Gov. Tim Walz on Friday, Jan. 10 in the Governor's Reception Room in St. Paul's Capitol proposes the state invest $300 million in water infrastructure as part of his 2020 bonding proposal. Sarah Mearhoff / Forum News Service
2020 bonding package: Walz recommends $448 million for higher ed
January 13, 2020 - 4:19pm
January 10, 2020
Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, Commander of the United States Space Command and Chief of Space Operations for the recently authorized sixth branch of the military, the United States Space Force, tours UND's aerospace facilities with Associate Dean Elizabeth Bjerke, left, and Sen. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., on Friday, Jan. 10. Eric Hylden / Grand Forks Heraldplay button
US Space Force leader visits UND
January 10, 2020 - 4:27pm
January 3, 2020
Applications sought to fill vacancy on North Dakota Board of Higher Education
January 3, 2020 - 10:40am
January 1, 2020
New program starts college savings accounts for St. Paul newborns
January 1, 2020 - 1:29pm
December 19, 2019
Mark Kennedy answers questions during an open forum meeting in Denver, Colo., when he was the finalist for a university president position in that state. (Photo by Jeremy Papasso/Daily Camera)
Controversy continues to swirl around former UND President Mark Kennedy's appointment at the University of Colorado
December 19, 2019 - 3:05pm
December 4, 2019
Students and others crowd the halls in the Kirby Student Center on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus in November. UMD is facing $5.2 million in budget cuts for the 2020-21 school year. (File / News Tribune)
University of Minnesota Duluth details $5.2 million in budget cuts
December 4, 2019 - 10:01am
December 1, 2019
North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott poses for a photo. (Sydney Mook / Grand Forks Herald)
Grand Forks lawmaker says relationship with NDUS has improved, but work still remains
December 1, 2019 - 6:00am
November 20, 2019
Proposal barring ND higher ed schools, employees from backing political activities advances
November 20, 2019 - 7:10pm