North Dakota

Will politicians' latest try overhaul public higher ed governance in North Dakota work?

North Dakota governor moves toward revamping board of higher education, citing "powerful economic forces," but overhaul is a hard sell.

Legislator pressure leads North Dakota State to freeze Planned Parenthood grant

North Dakota State U. wins $1.2 million grant for a sex education program, then -- after legislators protest -- says it might be illegal to use the money. Faculty accuse administrators of sacrificing academic freedom.

Colorado system finalist defends LGBTQ record despite congressional votes

After University of Colorado system announces finalist as president, critics note antigay votes when he was in Congress and controversies as leader of University of North Dakota.

Oil boom and trust of conservative lawmakers means more money for North Dakota colleges

In stark contrast to most public institutions, North Dakota colleges will likely see a sizeable increase in state appropriations, a decision education leaders attribute to a favorable economic climate and efforts to build the trust of conservative lawmakers.

Favors for Northern Neighbors

In effort to fill empty seats, some community colleges in northern border states offer in-state tuition to Canadian residents.
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