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Former UND president takes lead at University of Colorado System
July 1, 2019 - 6:04pm
Monday, July 1, marked the beginning of Mark Kennedy’s tenure at the University of Colorado System. The former University of North Dakota president...
UND's Kennedy calls himself ‘a champion for diversity’ during second day of Colorado tour
April 23, 2019 - 5:20pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy was on the road again Tuesday, April 23, making his case to a roomful...
Kris Engelstad McGarry talks about strained relationship with UND President
April 17, 2019 - 7:54am
GRAND FORKS — The head of the Engelstad Family Foundation, one of the University of North Dakota's biggest donors, spoke Tuesday, April 16,...
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...
Kennedy calls finalist selection for University of Colorado president 'positive reflection on UND'
April 10, 2019 - 10:49am
GRAND FORKS - University of North Dakota President Mark Kennedy has been announced as a finalist for the University of Colorado’s open president...
Kennedy vs. Klobuchar: Minn. Democrat began political life with a race against current UND president
February 23, 2019 - 3:56pm
GRAND FORKS — Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has announced her intention to run for president, entering a crowded national field that’s gathering...
UND sees enrollment drop of almost 4 percent
September 18, 2018 - 9:32pm
GRAND FORKS—Fall enrollment numbers have fallen again at the University of North Dakota. This year's official fall enrollment at the university...
UND aviation leader: Concerns with provost not new
September 4, 2018 - 8:03pm
GRAND FORKS—The head of the University of North Dakota's aviation department said he still believes that President Mark Kennedy should...
Emails show Kennedy-Engelstad feud centered on logo at the Betty
May 15, 2018 - 4:07pm
A logo at center court is at the center of a feud between UND donor Kris Engelstad McGarry and UND President Mark Kennedy. In the months leading...
'I want to see him do his job': Kris Engelstad McGarry describes 'hostile' relationship with UND administration
May 10, 2018 - 6:00am
GRAND FORKS—The daughter of Ralph Engelstad, a trustee of the Engelstad Family Foundation, said Wednesday, May 9, that her working relationship...
Commentary: There was no need for UND's Kennedy to apologize
April 15, 2018 - 8:00am
So, Mark Kennedy, president of the University of North Dakota, has apologized for criticizing the Legislature's massive budget cuts to higher...
Former UND professor sues over termination
April 1, 2018 - 7:20am
GRAND FORKS—A former UND professor has sued the school and its president, saying the university leader violated policy when the educator...
Kennedy: No plans to leave UND
March 13, 2018 - 3:10pm
GRAND FORKS—After spending last week in the running to be president of a Florida university, Mark Kennedy wants to make something known...