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UPDATE: SBHE to kick off chancellor search with listening meetings

Posted on 12/3/2014

For more information, contact:
Linda Donlin
Director of Communications and Media Relations
North Dakota University System

Please Note: This updated news release contains the full schedule of listening meetings with one at each NDUS campus. The meetings at Mayville State University and Minot State University were held on Dec. 1 and 2.

The State Board of Higher Education is beginning its search for the next Chancellor of the North Dakota University System. Dr. Larry C. Skogen has been serving as interim chancellor and will return to his position as president of Bismarck State College next summer. The Chancellor position is expected to be filled by July 1, 2015.

"It's critical that we find the right person to lead our state's university system," said Kirsten Diederich, Board chair. "We want to hear what's important to our stakeholders as we shape the profile and determine the desired attributes of the next Chancellor. So in addition to our normal search process, we are adding listening meetings and an email address resource for those who cannot attend the meetings."

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, Dec. 3
North Dakota State University
Alumni Center (1241 N University Drive, Fargo)
Reimers Room
7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 4
University of North Dakota
Gorecki Alumni Center (3501 University Avenue, Grand Forks)
Hyslop Alumni Lounge, Room 116
*Parking is available in the lot south of the building*
7 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 8
Bismarck State College
National Energy Center of Excellence (1500 Edwards Avenue, Bismarck)
Basin Electric Auditorium
7 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 10
North Dakota State College of Science
Student Center (800 6th Street North, Wahpeton)
Plains Room
7 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Dakota College at Bottineau
Centennial Alumni Center (105 Simrall Boulevard, Bottineau)
Thatcher Hall
7 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Dickinson State University
Student Center (291 Campus Drive, Dickinson)
8 p.m. CST/7 p.m. MST

Wednesday, Dec. 10
Williston State College
Teton Lounge (1410 University Avenue, Williston)
7 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 11

Valley City State University
Student Center (101 College Street SW, Valley City)
Skoal Room
7:30 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 15
Lake Region State College
Chautauqua Galley (1801 College Drive N, Devils Lake)
6:30 p.m.

For those who cannot attend, please send ideas on the characteristics that are important for the next NDUS Chancellor profile to

Bismarck State CollegeDakota College at BottineauDickinson State UniversityLake Region State CollegeMayville State UniversityMinot State UniversityNorth Dakota State College of ScienceNorth Dakota State UniversityUniversity of North DakotaValley City State UniversityWilliston State College
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