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UND Alumni Association and Foundation raises $67.7 million, sets fundraising record
August 12, 2019 - 7:19pm
GRAND FORKS — The UND Alumni Association and Foundation has raised a record $67.7 million during its latest fiscal year, which ended June 30....
UND presidential search committee meets for first time
July 24, 2019 - 5:35pm
GRAND FORKS — The University of North Dakota's presidential search committee met for the first time Wednesday, July 24, and selected a recruiting...
Wynne takes UND's interim president job sans additional pay
June 18, 2019 - 12:43pm
GRAND FORKS — The contract for University of North Dakota interim president Joshua Wynne has been finalized and includes no extra money for...
UND to offer raises based on merit in addition to state compensation increase
May 22, 2019 - 4:45pm
GRAND FORKS — Employees across the University of North Dakota campus can expect a small pay increase this year, regardless if their position...
Former Sen. Heitkamp to speak at UND commencement; actor Duhamel to receive honorary degree
May 2, 2019 - 8:00am
GRAND FORKS - Former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp is set to address University of North Dakota graduates later this month. Heitkamp will speak at...
Microsoft awards $100K grant to UND for drone industry innovation
April 23, 2019 - 1:29pm
GRAND FORKS — Microsoft announced Tuesday, April 23, that it has awarded a $100,000 TechSpark grant to the University of North Dakota Aerospace...
McFeely: Heidi Heitkamp the obvious best choice for next UND president
April 16, 2019 - 8:20pm
It's comical to hear North Dakota Republicans and their media friends lament that Colorado's selection process for university presidents is so...
Chancellor's letter to UND's Kennedy meant to 'protect the state,' lawyer says
April 16, 2019 - 3:52pm
GRAND FORKS — A lawyer who serves on the State Board of Higher Education said Tuesday, April 16, that a letter sent to University of North...
McFeely: UND's Kennedy plays the race card in trying to explain away his chief of staff controversy
April 10, 2019 - 4:56pm
Mark Kennedy, who will leave his job as University of North Dakota president to take a similar position at the University of Colorado, told a...
UND law school looks internally after failed dean search
February 9, 2019 - 5:01pm
GRAND FORKS — Although an external search for a new University of North Dakota School of Law dean was not successful, faculty, staff and students...
McFeely: Poll shows unabashed love for NDSU, UND — despite nonstop bashing of both
February 8, 2019 - 7:33pm
You'd think, given the headlines out of Bismarck and the braying of self-appointed experts trying to save the world from the evil liberalism...
ND bill would keep universities from canceling speakers for political ideology
February 8, 2019 - 6:21pm
GRAND FORKS -- A Senate bill that would strengthen language around free speech on North Dakota college campuses has student leaders at the University...
Holmberg would support Legacy dollars for research
January 28, 2019 - 9:09pm
GRAND FORKS -- Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, said he is in favor of a bill that would devote a certain percentage of Legacy Fund earnings...
Bill directs Legacy Fund earnings to research universities
January 16, 2019 - 5:12pm
BISMARCK — University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy says he is “excited” about a bill backed by legislative leaders that could...
Grand Forks area drone industry announces ‘huge’ milestone
January 2, 2019 - 4:04pm
GRAND FORKS -- The University of North Dakota achieved a “major industry milestone” on Dec. 21 with first-ever test flights that will open...