Dickinson State President Fired Over Misstated Enrollments

August 9, 2011

The chancellor of North Dakota's university system said he had fired the president of Dickinson State University in the wake of charges that the institution inflated its enrollment statistics, the Associated Press reported. Chancellor William Goetz said that he had delivered a notice of termination to Dickinson State's Richard McCallum after the president failed to respond to a letter Goetz sent him last week urging him to resign. McCallum had told faculty and staff members that he would not resign.

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