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December 26, 2019
A dramatic decade: Top North Dakota stories of the decade
BISMARCK -- Every decade brings change, but the past 10 years have dramatically altered the economic, political and social fabric of North Dakota....
December 26, 2019 - 6:00am
June 6, 2018
McFeely: End of the road? Shirvani withdraws from consideration for Guam job
Controversial former North Dakota University System chancellor Hamid Shirvani has withdrawn as a candidate for the president’s job at the University...
June 6, 2018 - 5:37pm
May 24, 2018
Commentary: Like a cockroach, Shirvani's career can't be killed
FARGO — There will be two things remaining on this Earth when it is obliterated by nuclear war or the Kardashians: cockroaches and Hamid...
May 24, 2018 - 6:45pm
May 22, 2018
Shirvani, finalist for Guam college job, blames ND problems on 'bigotry'
MANGILAO, Guam — Former North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani is a finalist for the president's job at the University...
May 22, 2018 - 7:01pm
July 27, 2017
McFeely: Shirvani sycophants should admit they were wrong
If you hire bad people and expect not to get burned because—well, just because—guess what? You're going to get burned. Let's christen...
July 27, 2017 - 7:00am
July 26, 2017
McFeely: Former ND chancellor Shirvani resigns as president of Iowa College
Hamid Shirvani, the controversial former chancellor of the North Dakota University System, has resigned as president of Briar Cliff College in...
July 26, 2017 - 2:44pm
May 24, 2017
McFeely: The Hamid Shirvani disaster tour continues
Hamid Shirvani is at it again. And that’s not a good thing, for Shirvani or his employer. You remember ol’ Ham. He made his mark on the North...
May 24, 2017 - 4:50pm
April 29, 2014
ND campus presidents tell accrediting group situation has improved
BISMARCK - Presidents of North Dakota's public colleges and universities told the group that accredits their campuses Monday that concerns raised almost a year ago about the University System's governance under former chancellor Hamid Shirvani have subsided under the system's new...
April 29, 2014 - 8:38am
January 20, 2014
Plan for admissions standards at ND colleges still in the works
BISMARCK -- More than a year since it was introduced and approved, a plan to raise admissions standards and enhance student success at the state's...
January 20, 2014 - 10:28am
October 17, 2013
Higher ed accrediting agency delays visit to ND
BISMARCK - The Higher Learning Commission, the accreditation agency investigating a complaint filed against the North Dakota University System, delayed its site visit to North Dakota until next spring due to scheduling conflicts. Representatives from the Chicago-based accrediting...
October 17, 2013 - 8:57am
September 26, 2013
UND sees big drop in freshmen numbers
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Enrollment at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks this fall semester has decreased only slightly since fall 2012,...
September 26, 2013 - 8:10am
September 17, 2013
Interim chancellor candidates make pitches
BISMARCK - The two remaining candidates vying to become the interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System want to put a larger focus on students, data collection and measuring student outcomes. The candidates, Shane Goettle, a former state commerce commissioner, and Larry...
September 17, 2013 - 8:26am
August 22, 2013
2 more apply to be interim NDUS chancellor
BISMARCK - Two more candidates have applied to be the North Dakota University System's interim chancellor, according to application materials obtained Wednesday by Forum News Service. The addition of Michael Wartell, chancellor emeritus of Indiana University- Purdue University Fort...
August 22, 2013 - 8:24am
August 16, 2013
Skarphol one of lawmakers seeking NDUS emails
BISMARCK - Rep. Bob Skarphol, the state lawmaker who called a hearing this spring to highlight what he called an "effort to discredit" then-North...
August 16, 2013 - 8:30am
August 12, 2013
ND higher ed emails probe broadens
BISMARCK - The latest open records query by the research arm of the Legislature seeks every email to or from the 10 presidents of North Dakota's...
August 12, 2013 - 9:01am